Killed by a sharpshooter at the Battle of Queenston Heights, Isaac Brock is revered as a fallen hero and the saviour of Upper Canada in the War of 1812. But he did much more. From a daring swim off the Channel Island of Guernsey to a fantastical duel in Barbados to Horatio Nelson’s victory at the Battle of Copenhagen, Isaac Brock’s life was one adventure after another.
Ven Begamudré was born in Bangalore, India, in 1956 and emigrated to Canada with his family when he was six. In addition to short stories and novels, Begamudré has written a biography, and has edited or co-edited a couple of literary collections. He lives in Regina, Saskatchewan and the island of Bali.