Books by Derek Lundy

Released: April 1, 2003

"Refreshingly breezy, despite the degree of detail: a saga of life under sail that touches to the quick. (Photos, not seen)"
Another resonant seafaring tale from Lundy (Godforsaken Sea, 1999), as a square-rigger rounds Cape Horn at the close of the 19th century. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 1999

"Lundy does a marvelous job of keeping all the contestants in the action and unspooling this tale of high-seas terror with flair rather than melodrama. (Book-of-the-Month Club selection; $50,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
"They surfed at breakneck speeds of twenty-five knots or more down waves like steep hills in winds of near-hurricane strength": Just another day on the VendÇe Globe, one of those single-handed, round-the-world sailing races that "answer to the needs of sailors eager to reach their uttermost limits," vibrantly captured by Lundy (Scott Turow: Meeting the Enemy, not reviewed). Read full book review >