Observer ('Skating to Antarctica is a fascinating, moving account of two voyages . Diski's book shines out for its wit, lack of self-pity and strong interest in survival. I relished her sketches of ship routine, solemn penguins and bored soldiers . Diski has a grea
Helen Dunmore, Express ('A non-fiction masterpiece.'
She ('This extraordinary account of a journey to the most barren outer reaches of the planet becomes a beautiful, complex symbol: it's a voyage of self-discovery to the white emptiness that is painted as truth, despair, calm and madness - all at once.'
Skating to Antarctica' is both an intimate memoir and a captivating travelogue of a journey to the bottom of the world.