A small, unprepossessing man from Bundaberg, Bert Hinkler was an aviator who flew solo across countries, continents and oceans – often with nothing more than a lunchbox by his side to sustain him.

Whether as an aerial showman or as a World War I fighter pilot, Hinkler′s exploits thrilled the world and drew massive crowds. Mussolini's favourite pilot, he enjoyed the fame and adulation of his peers like Charles Kingsford Smith and Amelia Earhart. But behind the headlines was a private, complex man, who juggled relationships with two different women on two continents.

Fast-paced and revealing, Bert Hinkler: The Most Daring Man In The World is an overdue biography of one of Australia′s most astonishing sons.