Fifteen-year old Septimus Quinn is not your everyday hero. He makes his mark aboard HMS Althea in spite of his spectacles, which he always wore when he wanted to think. His keeness for scientific experiments - no matter how successful - gets him in trouble with authority.
Author: Showell Styles
Title: Midshipman Quinn
Series: Septimus Quinn
First Published by: Faber and Faber
Date: December 1956