During his short life Pugin was shipwrecked, bankrupted, widowed twice and driven to madness. Yet by the time of his death at forty he had changed the face of Britain with his visionary Gothic architecture, designing glorious churches, cathedrals, houses and furnishings, and even sketching the designs for Big Ben in his last moments of sanity.
Rosemary Hill's astonishing biography reveals the extraordinary story of his turbulent, romanitc life for the first time.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 11 / 2008