Rust: The Longest War - Know Thy Enemy

When Handpan musician Lauri Wuolio asked Russian Handpan maker Victor Levinson, what he thought would happen to his instruments over the next thousand years, Victor replied, “Rust will eat them…”.  And while some basic rust-prevention should keep your Handpan in tip-top condition for the foreseeable future, ultimately, time will most-likely prove him right.

And with summer still lingering, should you be looking for an interesting book to read on the plane, by the pool, or simply curled up in your favourite chair.  In the interests of “Knowing thy enemy”, you might do worse than to grab a copy of, Jonathan Waldman’s, “Rust: The Longest War”.  An entertaining “Man Vs Nature” journey into the world of corrosion.  And a real-world analysis of that which has been known as the “Great Destroyer”, and the “Pervasive Menace”...

It is the hidden enemy, the one that challenges the very basis of civilization. This entropic menace destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires, and nearly brought down the Statue of Liberty’s torch. It is rust—and this book, full of wit and insight, disasters and triumphs—is its story.’

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