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5.0 out of 5 stars A Horribly British Way To Die
In 1845 Sir John Franklin and 128 men aboard the vessels Erebus and Terror set sail to navigate a course through the fabled (and unbeknownst to them, utterly useless) North-West Passage. After stopping briefly at Greenland they disappeared literally off the map. The years passed and as concern grew several rescue missions were launched at the urging of Lady Franklin...
Published on 13 Sep 2005 by J. Maclaine

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3.0 out of 5 stars Franklin exposed
This book is definitely a must read for those interested in the fate of the Franklin expedition. The theory that the men suffered from lead poisoning is fascinating and gives a whole new perspective on the history of British seafaring in the 19th century. For anyone interested in the Age of Discovery, it's an absolute necessity. Plus, the authors' investigations on...
Published on 7 Jun 2012 by R Helen


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Forensic History, 7 Nov 2009
This review is from: Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition (Paperback)
Fascinating story of the voyage,plus good investigation into what could have gone wrong.
A must for anyone remotely interested in Arctic exploration or naval history.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good, 11 Oct 2014
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Dolly (Bideford, Devon) - See all my reviews
This review is from: Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition (Paperback)
Great read and very interesting
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4.0 out of 5 stars A story of horrific suffering, 7 Jan 2010
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This review is from: Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition (Paperback)
I bought this book for my partner, who is fascinated by all polar explorers. He said he could "hardly bear to read" about the suffering of the members of this expedition although it didn't detract from the appeal of the book.
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