Estate of Edward Beauclerk Maurice

Agent:  Isobel Dixon

Biography: Edward died in Sussex in 2003 at the age of 89. Anne Tyler said that his posthumously published memoir of going to live with the Inuit at 16, THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS, 'reads like the most riveting novel' and Sir Ranulph Fiennes described it as 'beautifully written'. 

Also the author of a novel TALAYSA: AN INUIT GIRL OF THE NINETEEN TWENTIES (ms available).

 

THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS Memoir, 391 pages Fourth Estate - August 17, 2005 ‘Disarmingly captivating memoir... Unfailingly modest, Maurice relates these stories of a mostly lost world in remarkably clear and detailed prose… A wholly fascinating, evocative glimpse of a harsh, lost world.’ -- Kirkus

THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS

Memoir, 391 pages
Fourth Estate - August 17, 2005

‘Disarmingly captivating memoir... Unfailingly modest, Maurice relates these stories of a mostly lost world in remarkably clear and detailed prose… A wholly fascinating, evocative glimpse of a harsh, lost world.’ -- Kirkus