Centred around Captain James Cook's first South Sea voyages (1768 - 1771) from a historian who leaves no stone unturned to discover the ship and the attitude that shaped the western world.
Peter Moore is a writer, journalist and lecturer. He teaches creative writing at City University and the University of Oxford. His first book, Damn His Blood, reconstructed a rural murder in 1806. His second, The Weather Experiment, a Sunday Times bestseller, traced early efforts to forecast the weather. He lives in London. www.peter-moore.co.uk. @petermoore.