John Smith was a remarkable man, in the great tradition of Elizabethan adventurers, brave, resourceful, intelligent and outspoken, with a vision of what America could become. This books reads like an adventure story, of battles, disasters, triumphs, and of a refusal ever to give in.
R.E. Pritchard is a writer and historian living in Oxford. A former university lecturer at Keele University, his area of expertise is 16th & 17th Century literature. His biography of The English Marco Polo, Peter Mundy: Merchant Explorer, will by published by Haus.