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The worst journey in the world Antarctic 1910-13 by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scott, R. F. -- 1868-1912.,
  • Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Apsley Cherry-Garrard ; with a foreword by George Seaver.
SeriesPenguin travel library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG875.S35
The Physical Object
Pagination652p. ;
Number of Pages652
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21142618M
ISBN 100140095012
OCLC/WorldCa16589938

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  After the expedition, Cherry-Garrard served in the First World War and was invalided home. With the zealous encouragement of his neighbour, George Bernard Shaw, Cherry-Garrard wrote The Worst Journey in the World () in an attempt to overcome the horror of the journey. As the years unravelled he faced a terrible struggle against depression /5(31). 'The Worst Journey in the World is to travel what War and Peace is to the novel a masterpiece', New York Review of Books The best polar book there is, Observer Probably the best adventure yarn ever published, Independent Remains the masterpiece of heroic travel, The Times The finest book ever written about Antarctic exploration as well as a great literary classic -- Peter /5(). 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 /5(). 8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project .

The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, the youngest member .   The book starts off rather slowly, and the reader must pick up and remember the names of the other expeditionary members on their own--Cherry does not list or describe the others in detail until somewhere near the middle of the book. That said, The Worst Journey in the World is still an outstanding nonfiction by:   Book Review: 'The Worst Journey In The World,' By Apsley Cherry-Garrard Just as the passengers aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy thought they had escaped the Antarctic ice, word came that the. Free download or read online The Worst Journey in the World pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. The book was published in multiple languages including, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, history story are,/5.

  The Worst Journey in the World is the autobiographical account of a disastrous Antarctic expedition by one of its survivors. Cherry-Garrard's account of the expedition is held in high regard, because of his frank, unflinching discussion of the horrors and trials he survived for such perhaps arbitrary goals. The author was a sidekick in Scott's expedition and the worst journey in the world is not the one that results in Scott's frozen body, but is a "field trip" to steal penguin eggs. Nonetheless an interesting book. I like primary sources and this certainly is one.   Sarah Airriess is creating a graphic adaptation of 'The Worst Journey in the World', Apsley Cherry-Garrard's book about Capt. Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to Antarctica in Follow and.   Ranked No. 1 — it could really be no other place — was “The Worst Journey in the World,” Apsley Cherry-Garrard’s memoir of the .