The Ingenious Mr. Pyke, by Henry Hemming

The Ingenious Mr. Pyke, by Henry Hemming

pyke“This is the extraordinary story of Geoffrey Pyke, an inventor, war reporter, escaped prisoner, campaigner, father, educator–and all-around misunderstood genius. … and in 1942 convinced Winston Churchill to build an aircraft carrier out of ice.  … It is only now, more than sixty years after his death, that Pyke’s story can be fully told.”