A novel of Captain Cook's adventures of discovery to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii
A vividly evoked novel that explores the life and times of Captain Cook, focusing on Cook's voyages to the southern hemisphere; the protagonist and witness to Cook's brilliance and wisdom, is the young George Forster, who travelled as botanist on board the HMS Resolution, and penned a famous account of the journey.
A.N. Wilson grew up in Staffordshire and was educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he holds a prominent position in the world of literature and journalism. He is a prolific and award-winning biographer and celebrated novelist. He lives in North London.
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