Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of the World's Most Mysterious Continent (Paperback)Gabrielle Walker (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 357 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
The early Antarctic expeditions are thoroughly covered in this enthralling book. But, then again, so is every other aspect of a place that continues to haunt the human imagination ... Perhaps best of all, Walker gives us a fantastically vivid sense of what it's like to be in Antarctica * Readers Digest *
This is a fascinating insight into one of the most inhospitable places on Earth and its implications for the world's future * Irish Examiner *
Brimful of science, heroism, tragedy and laugh-out-loud humour, Antarctica is an exciting and informative read ... Walker interweaves personal accounts and in-depth research to tell an intimate captivating story -- Kathryn Jeffs * BBC Focus *
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