The compelling story of the life and times of Matthew Flinders, one of Australia's and history s - greatest explorers. From the author of 'Discovery'.;
Miriam Estensen has researched Flinders' life in England, Australia and Mauritius. In doing so, she has broken new ground: she is able to create a well-rounded picture of the man as he was seen by his companions, friends and enemies, full of vivid descriptions of his times and the events he was a part of. She is the author of Discovery. Miriam Estensen lives with her husband, a retired sea captain, on Australia's Gold Coast. She divides her time between researching the life of George Bass, Matthew Flinders' close friend and fellow adventurer, and investigating a new theory of the origins of the Viking outbreak. Her Discovery: The Quest for the Great South Land was published in Sydney and New York to critical acclaim.