John Biggins came across photos of the Austro-Hungarian submarine service in 1987. He subsequently wrote the four-book Otto Prohaska series, a cult classic with literary flair and an ironic twist. A native of England, Biggins currently lives in the Netherlands.
"Stark realism and finely crafted humor ... use of narration, his thorough knowledge, and good technical details make this novel compelling reading." -- Library Journal "Biggins writes with a fine sense of the sea and a truly marvelous wit." -- Booklist