‘A masterpiece.’ New Yorker
‘Wholly riveting, brilliantly researched.’ Evening Standard
‘A meticulous investigation into the seeds of disaster… fascinating, uncomfortable reading.’ Sunday Times
In 1968, Donald Crowhurst was trying to market a nautical navigation device he had developed, and saw the Sunday Times Golden Globe round the world sailing race as the perfect opportunity to showcase his product.
Few people knew that he wasn’t an experienced deep-water sailor. His progress was so slow…