Resolution by A.N. Wilson

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November 2016, no. 386
Ann-Marie Priest reviews 'Resolution' by A.N. Wilson

Resolution

by A.N. Wilson

Atlantic Books $29.99 pb, 278 pp, 9781782398288

Resolution by A.N. Wilson

Reviewed by
November 2016, no. 386

Resolution is the loosely fictionalised story of Captain Cook’s second voyage, begun in 1772, in search of the mythological Great Southern Continent. Told through the eyes of seventeen-year-old German linguist, artist, and writer George Forster, son of the expedition’s naturalist, Reinhold Forster, it is replete with rolling swells, treacherous reefs, perilous storms, and sightings of unknown lands, not to mention scurvy, sauerkraut, cannibals, and albatross pie. As a Boys’ Own adventure, it is irresistible.

Ann-Marie Priest reviews 'Resolution' by A.N. Wilson

Resolution

by A.N. Wilson

Atlantic Books $29.99 pb, 278 pp, 9781782398288

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