"Trevor Norton has shown that a gifted writer is an alchemist... Norton's agile prose is burnished with faintly mocking humour, and he has the natural storyteller's eye for detail" (Daily Telegraph
"This anecdote-packed book reads rather like the draft of a rollicking after-dinner speech... rich entertainment" (Mail on Sunday
"Norton writes with wit and a fine eye for the poetry in the scientific work... funny and gripping" (Guardian
The incredible true story of the men who navigated the depths of the great unknown and pioneered one of the world's most exotic hobbies: deep sea diving. This is the ultimate guide to the world that exists under the sea, and to the men who explored it.