The Worst Journey in the World
A firsthand account of Scott's disastrous Antarctic expedition
The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard—the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey—draws on his firsthand experiences as well as the diaries of his compatriots to create a stirring and detailed account of Scott’s legendary expedition. Cherry himself would be among the search party that discovered the corpses of Scott and his men, who had long since perished from starvation and brutal cold. It is through Cherry’s insightful narrative and keen descriptions that Scott and the other members of the expedition are fully memorialized.
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A fantastic account of the tragic Scott Antarctic expedition of 1910 - 1913 written by Apsley Cherry-Gerrard, a member of the team, in 1922. I have the 2012 Folio Society edition. It includes many ... Read full review
Review: The Worst Journey in the WorldUser Review - Nicole Pramik - Goodreads
Anyone gusty enough to brave the harshest regions of our planet without hope for reward or even survival has my utmost respect. I, for one, couldn't, and wouldn't, be so courageous. This book, which ... Read full review
THE RETURN OF THE PONY PARTY FROM ONE TON DEPOT
THE RETURN OF THE DOG PARTY
1 THE BARRIER STAGE
II THE BEARDMORE GLACIER
III THE PLATEAU FROM MOUNT DARWIN TO LAT 87 32S
IV RETURNING PARTIES
V THE POLE AND AFTER
VI FARTHEST SOUTH