Author(s): Sylvie Haisman
In 1875 the clipper Strathmore ploughs into the jagged rocks of the remote Crozet Islands, en route to New Zealand, drowning half her passengers and crew. Left alive are a 3-year-old boy, 47 men and Fanny Wordsworth, the author's great-great-great grandmother. This compelling narrative tells the story of her courage, and survival, against the odds. First published 2010.