"An expertly told story that captures the detail and spirit of Antarctic adventure, then and now. Not only a compelling novel but an excellent tribute to Scott and his men" — Sir Ranulph Fiennes
"A book that had me captivated from start to finish. You don't have to be interested in exploration to enjoy this thrilling read." — Andrew Gulli, Editor, Strand Magazine
"A book that had me captivated from start to finish. You don't have to be interested in exploration to enjoy this thrilling read." — – Andrew Gulli (Editor, Strand Magazine)
"Sensual and intriguing, this is a story about passions: the passion between Adam and Birdie, the passion of the Antarctic explorers, and a passion for the truth. . . . Solid research and great attention to detail will appeal to Antarctic aficionados, while others will enjoy the engaging love story and touch of the paranormal." — Booklist
"This debut novel by Richard Pierce proves a poetically written narrative can also be riveting and engrossing. . . . a notable success. I highly recommend this novel." — The Washington Independent Review of Books
Richard Pierce was born in 1960 and has lived in 21 different places since. He was educated in Germany and England. Dead Men is his debut novel.
Starts slowly but picks up pace as it goes on. The main characters are sympathetically drawn and a sense of place permeates the book.Published 2 months ago by Kate Moriarty
heard the author a few times on the local radio so was interested to read this. Started it yesterday didn't sleep much last night couldn't put it down. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Erica Palfrey