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Fantastic story of one of the unsung Heroes of the Scott Terra Nova expedition.
on 20 January 2013
Although the story of the Terra Nova expedition is widely known, the stories generally focus on Scott himself. Thankfully in recent times there has been a resurgence in biographies of the other Terra Nova expedition members.
After reading Apsley Cherry- Garrard's "The Worst Journey in the World", and the biography "Cherry" by Sara Wheeler, I discovered that Henry Roberston Bowers was a fellow Scot, and was annoyed that I hadn't heard of him or been taught anything about him in school.
Having tried unsuccessfully to find a copy of the George Seaver biography, I was delighted to see on Amazon that a new biography was been written, I couldn't wait for it.
The book tells the story of Henry Robertson Bowers, and how his life unfolded and led to the fateful day he joined the Terra Nova expedition.
A fascinating tale of the life of someone I rate as a true National Hero for Scotland.