The Flying Dutchman! The legend of the wind-tattered ghost ship and its mad sea captain, cursed to sail forever, has been passed down throughout the centuries. But what of the boy and his dog who are trapped on board that ship? Thus begins one of the mightiest of Brian Jacques' stories, as boy and dog set off on an eternal journey, braving icy winds and waves to arrive on strange shores, and explore new places and times, incuding Chapelville, a sleepy Victorian town, replete with a bully and a mystery to solve.
Brian Jacques is a powerful storyteller, known best as the creator of the top-selling REDWALL series. He was brought up near the Liverpool docks. His life to date has been adventure-packed - he's been a sailor, truck driver, longshoreman, comedian, folk singer and radio host. He continues to travel widely bit still has his home in Liverpool.