Evolutions Captain

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Description

The untold story of Robert Fitzroy – The Captain of the HMS Beagle set a course that would launch one man to lasting fame and distinction, while driving another to such depths of despair that he slit his own throat with a razor.
Peter Nichols marvellous and intelligent new book……is a fascinating and expert amalgm of history, science, anthropology, and seagoing adventure, and a gripping, penetrating account of one mans struggle with his soul.
328 pages PB