When the Royal Navy discharged Tristan Jones and told him he was physically unfit for seafaring, he got hold of a small craft, converted it to a cruising ketch, and kicked away from shore. Determined to sail farther north than anyone else, he set out from Iceland accompanied only by his dog, Nelson. For two winters he endured constant danger in bleak polar regions. He survived violent snowstorms, a ravenous polar bear, and getting stranded on an ice pack in the Arctic Ocean, all while grappling with loneliness, despair, and dwindling supplies. Then the ice shifted, crushing his boat like a matchbox, and he came face-to-face with cold oblivion...
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Review: Ice!User Review - James Marinero - Goodreads
A great yarn - and seamen's yarns have to be taken with a pinch of salt. He's an erudite writer, with an earthy style which I love. Seasoned sailors may see the occasional 'hole' in his story, but most would miss them - and there are not a lot. I loved it. 4+ stars. Read full review
Review: Ice!User Review - Cecelia Hightower - Goodreads
A great adventure book about a Welsh man who is discharged from the military and sets a goal for himself of finding a seaworthy boat for a solitary expedition to the polar North. He found a derelict ... Read full review
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