Commander: The Life and Exploits of Britain's Greatest Frigate Captain (Hardcover)
Pellew's humanity, fondness for subordinates, and blind love for his family, and the warmth and intimacy of his letters, make him a hugely engaging figure. Stephen Taylor gives him at last the biography he deserves.
About the Author
Stephen Taylor s most recent book is Caliban s Shore. He works for The Times of London and lives in Windsor.