An extraordinary explorer. (INDEPENDENT
Tim Severin is one of the last of the old-style explorers... His deeds speak to us of the purity of achievement in an age where experience has become blunted by comfort and complacency. We watch then, awed.. A vivid picture of the aching space of the ocean (THE TIMES
riveting account...he can certainly plan, take risks: and... he can excite. (IRISH TIMES
much of the pleasure of this fascinating book is due to his understanding of the politics of confinement in sometimes desperate situations. (SCOTSMAN
About the Author
Tim Severin has is the author of a series of books about his own explorations, and the holder of the Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society. He lives in County Cork, Ireland.