This is an utterly absorbing biography ... moves one to tears of relief, joy and blind wonder (Allan Massie
Expertly handled and written ... makes extensive uncensored use of the diaries written at the time (ECONOMIST
Unlikely to be superseded (Robert Fox, LISTENER
Magnificent ... Huntford has done justice to this great and complex man. That, in itself, is a triumph (SUNDAY TIMES
The classic, award-winning adventure story of Ernest Shackleton - now the subject of a major new Wolfgang (Das Boot) Peterson film.
About the Author
Roland Huntford is the author of SCOTT AND AMUNDSEN, which was televised as THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH and republished under that name. For many years he was the OBSERVER's correspondent in Scandinavia, a job that he doubled with being their winter sports correspondent both in Scandinavia and the Alps. He lives in Cambridge.