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  • Creating my own Nemesis

  • The Autobiography of the Man Who Designed Alton Towers Big Rides, and Brought the Theme Park to Britain
  • By: John Wardley
  • Narrated by: John Wardley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
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The autobiography of the man who brought the theme park concept to Britain and created some of the world's most thrilling rides and attractions. He talks about his early beginnings in the theater, circus, and magical cabaret, his time working on some of the most incredible special effects in the James Bond films. 

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  • By L. Barker on 13-12-17
  • Creating my own Nemesis
  • The Autobiography of the Man Who Designed Alton Towers Big Rides, and Brought the Theme Park to Britain
  • By: John Wardley
  • Narrated by: John Wardley

Inspiring - Thank you so much!

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Reviewed: 23-05-19

Thank you John so much for writing this inspirational book! I am now 13 years old and for many years I have dreamed of one day becoming a designer of theming for ride and roller coasters, this book has really given me an insight of the theme park industry, and just generally entertained me, as I have always looked up to you as a roller coaster legend for designing my favourite (not just rides) but experiences at Alton Towers!

I am also very happy that your dream of a woodie has become a reality at Alton Towers. It is really nice to be hearing this in 2019 when the Wicker Man has been so successful.

Tomorrow I am visiting Alton Towers again, and I will be thinking of this the whole time whilst being sent up dive loops and cobra rolls and then hurled through corkscrews and helixes 😊

Truly, thank you!!!!!