The Life and Exploits of Britain's Greatest Frigate Captain

By Stephen Taylor

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393071641, 354pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2012

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.