A fine storyteller and the scope of his research in Bligh: Master Mariner is vast. - Sydney Morning Herald There's more to Cap'n Bligh than the Bounty mutiny and convicts. - The Australian Mundle admits he does not write as a historian and his account, redolent with the colour and action of life on the high seas, is the more entertaining as a result. - The Daily Telegraph Mundle's strength is that his own experience of the sea makes for vivid, absorbing descriptions of Bligh's voyages. - Weekend Australian Mundle's Bligh is a meticulously researched biography that benefits from its author's seafaring experience and ability to write with bracing vitality of the trials faced during the age of exploration. - The Age Written with sympathy and admiration, this is a rich and forceful story. - The Canberra Times
There's a lot more to Captain Bligh than mutiny, rum and convicts . . .