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

User Review  - Sarah Ludington - Goodreads

A mesmerizing read; it is unbelievable to consider the hardships these men endured, with almost no food and barely adequate provisions. The book is pieced together by Shackleton based on his diary and ... Read full review

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  - Lawpunk - Goodreads

Having already ready, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage I was interested in hearing about the expedition in Shackleton's own words. You have to love the British optimism from the Golden Age of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Elena Garcia - Goodreads

Very amazed about all the problems they had and how they faced them. Reading how Shackleton and his mates had thought every eventuality they could suffer and how prepared they went, it's just incredible. Read full review

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

User Review  - Sylvia Johnson - Goodreads

I especially liked that it included journals of the "Aurora" part of the expedition that laid down depots from the Ross Sea side. This story is often not included in accounts of the Antartic ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

Gripping stuff. 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  - David - Goodreads

A tremendous survival story. I had always heard about Shackleton's sea voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia Island, but the months on the ice before reaching Elephant Island and the crossing ... Read full review


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