My prayers have been answered with Roger Knight's The Pursuit of Victory. -- Flora Fraser, The Daily Telegraph
Probably the best single-volume Life that we are ever likely to see. -- Geoffrey Moorhouse, The Guardian
About the Author
Roger Knight is one of Britain's foremost experts on naval history and a renowned Nelson scholar. He was the Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the National Maritime Museum from 1988 to 2000 and is now Visiting Professor of Naval History at the Greenwich Maritime Institute. He is also an experienced yachtsman, and has cruised most of the waters described in this book.