The Worst Journey in the World

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BiblioBazaar, 2009 - History - 712 pages
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User Review  - TAU67SEu - LibraryThing

Extremely long, but not repetitive. Very factual and objective. Not very philosophical. Not funny, except for a few tragicomical instances. Decent language. Fascinating. Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This book, written by one of the members of Scott's extended team on his final South Polar expedition, has been described as the greatest travel book ever. The Worst Journey in the World of the title ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD was born in 1886 and educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford. At twenty-four he was one of the youngest members of Scott's British Antarctic Expedition. He served in the First World War until being invalided out of the Navy in 1915, and during his convalescence started to write The Worst Journey in the World. He wrote introductory chapters to Wilson of the Antarctic (1933) and Life of Bowers (1938). He died in 1959.

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