‘Gentlemen,’ Fitzmaurice’s eyes gleamed and he revealed many teeth, ‘lace up your stoutest boots and pack your warmest underwear. We’re all off to the bloody Arctic!’
It is Dublin in the spring of 1916: while war rages across Europe and rebellion threatens the Irish capital, three young College friends embark on a foolhardy seafaring mission to find the lost skeleton of an Irish giant. With mishaps, mischief, and a little romance, their voyage is a hilarious odyssey round the edges of history and into a curious adventure that will change their lives forever.
Ernest Shackleton meets P.G.Wodehouse in this heart-warming tale of three men in a ship (to say nothing of a dog, a foul-mouthed Scotsman and an iguana…)