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Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - Frederick Gault - Goodreads

These poor bastards had a spot of bother in the Arctic that makes Shackleton's problems look like a summer picnic! In 1871 a US-led expedition tried to get to the North Pole. Due to poor leadership ... Read full review

Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - Kelli - Goodreads

I found this story to be distressing. The author asserts that professional and nationalistic jealousies, as well as a US government coverup, were responsible for the death of Commander CF Hall, as the ... Read full review

Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - Annie L - Goodreads

This story blew my mind. I listened to it while experiencing a very challenging winter. Then and so many times since I have thought "if they could survive that, I should be able to handle this ... Read full review

Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

I thought this was a really well written account of what must have been a harrowing experience for everyone on the Polaris. I really enjoyed how Richard Parry included just enough details without ... Read full review

Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - Paul Vilarino - Goodreads

Love this type of book, how could people go to such extremes and survive. As with all books written about explorers/adventures call them what you will, it makes one realize how far the human body can go before breaking. Read full review

Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - ☯Bettie☯ - Goodreads

Rather fed up with contemporary fiction at the moment so this is my new 'craft by audio' book. I had little knowledge of this American thrust for the north pole as, hailing from Northern Europe, there ... Read full review

Review: Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition

User Review  - Luanne - Goodreads

Not as good as stories about the ENDURANCE, but a good ship-stuck-in-the-ice story, nonetheless. Read full review


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