‘A fascinating exploration of an explorer ... there are times when you'd swear he was as fictional as Patrick White's Voss'
- Phillip Adams AO
Broadcaster, film producer and author
‘A powerful story of privation, courage, obstinacy and tenacity, full of sharp insights and vividly written - an unvarnished record of a major achievement.’
- Professor Barry Jones AO
Writer, broadcaster and Australian Minister for Science 1983-90
'The action is utterly engrossing'
- Richard Gilmore
'Makes valuable reading for today's business leaders.'
- Jonathan Hutchings
World Wide Entertainment Group Ltd
'A disarmingly frank account. The writing soars.'
- Andrew Hughes
Explorer and Founder
ExpeditionClass Online Learning
beautifully written and insightful
- Peter Hillary
Everest mountaineer & international speaker.
Author of international bestseller: ‘The ghost country’
‘A wonderful read and
amazingly, it’s all true!’
- John Bertrand AM.
Winner of the
1983 America’s Cup.
Author of international bestseller:
‘Born to Win’.
‘A masterpiece of exploration by a poet of action.’
- Bill Green. Multi-award winning
Screenwriter: ‘Terminator 2’.
‘Has the potential
to become a classic in the genre.’
- Rick Swinard. Corporate Affairs
‘A remarkable book
and a classic of modern travel.’
- Anthony Marshall.
author and broadcaster.
‘A truly exotic experience.’
- Cheryl Barassi.
Book reviewer &
‘An explosive mix of physical
& human drama.’
- Catherine Hammond. Editor &
manuscript assessor for HarperCollins,
Simon & Schuster, Allen &