More historically accurate than the Patrick O'Brien series
Another thundering good read for those who love seagoing stories in the Hornblower mould
This heady adventure blends fact and fiction in rich, authoritative detail.
Paints a vivid picture
Stockwin's descriptions of the bloody reality of naval combat 200 years ago are memorably vivid
I was turning the pages almost indecently fast
A born storyteller and a man with a vivid imagination . . . his research is accurate and first class.