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

User Review  - Steve P - Goodreads

Excellent, only spoilt by a 'tabloid' style of writing in places. How incompetence and political corruption bedevilled an American shipboard expedition that was to make the first journey to the North Pole in the late 19th Century. If this was a work of fiction it would be barely believable. Read full review

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

User Review  - Angela Wade - Goodreads

An overview of all the books on the Polaris expedition, sadly filled with speculation and hearsay. Did appreciate the medically-certain facts regarding snow blindness and hypothermia. The story about ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Charlotte - Goodreads

A story where the truth is more dramatic than fiction Read full review

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


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