Acclaimed adventure writer and explorer Tim Severin was born in 1940 and educated at Tonbridge School and Oxford University. He has made a career of retracing the storied journeys of mythical and historical figures in replica vessels. These experiences have been turned into a body of captivating and illuminating books, including The Brendan Voyage, In Search of Genghis Khan, Crusader, The Jason Voyage, and In Search of Moby Dick. He has received numerous awards for exploration and geographic history, including the Founder's Medal of England's Royal Geographic Society and the Livingstone Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Scoiety. When not travelling, he lives in County Cork, IrelandSeverin, Tim is the author of 'In Search of Robinson Crusoe' with ISBN 9780465076987 and ISBN 046507698X.