DAVID DONACHIE was born in Edinburgh in 1944. He has had a variety of jobs, including selling everything from business machines to soap. He has always had an abiding interest in the naval history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The author of a number of bestselling books, he now lives in Deal with his wife, the novelist Sarah Grazebrook. He also writes under the pseudonym Jack Ludlow.
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