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Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Boo2060 - Goodreads

A real adventure, not a fairytale of some sort. A first section is filled with coordinates, sea ice conditions and the like, important for seafarers but not necessarily the reader. But this and the ... Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Herschel - Goodreads

Enjoyable read, and in particular enjoyed the insight into British culture at the turn of the century. Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Peteloaf - Goodreads

As others have stated, this is not a page turner but it is a testament to human endurance. It is fascinating to read about a time of incredible adventure with life hanging by a thread. The first half ... Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

The official account of Shackleton's doomed expedition to cross the Antarctic continent. Book also told the story of the lesser known team on the other side of the continent, which also suffered disaster and time stranded on the continent. Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Nick Bennett - Goodreads

An amazing story! Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Sarah Brewer - Goodreads

Truly inspiring as a leader. Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Theo - Goodreads

This book is fascinating. I kept thinking as I started reading this book. There is no way I will enjoy this book. I did. It has a dry sense of humor and the story is interesting and unbelievable. What ... Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - David Ferrers - Goodreads

Ernest Shackleton was undoubtedly a great and gifted leader, a man who understood the strengths and weaknesses of each member of his team and was thus able to get the best out of each. I like that he ... Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - David Greene - Goodreads

"For knowledge and erudition, give me Scott. For expeditionary and exploration prowess, take Peary. But if disaster strikes, get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton!" Read full review

Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Carynliz - Goodreads

Okay. It was long, and the navigational elements could make it seem slow. The story of how an excellent commander kept his crew alive against all odds is a tribute to his moxy, his intelligence, and his skill as commander. A must read for any adventurer. Read full review


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