The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd

The Poisoned Island is Otaheite, or Tahiti as we know it better, in the year 1769, but the story moves quickly on to the River Thames in 1812 where the ship “Solander” returns from the paradise of Otaheite, with hundreds of plants carefully preserved  by Captain Hopkins for delivery to Sir Joseph Banks, the famousContinue reading “The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd”