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Captain Scott: The Voyage Of The Discovery (Wordsworth Classics Of World Literature)

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'When I received the script of "The Voyage of the Discovery" I was amazed. I had only to read a few pages to realise that it was literature, unique of its kind...Scott's mind was like wax to receive an impression and like marble to retain it'. So wrote Leonard Huxley, and he was not alone in his opinion. When this account of Scott's first Antarctic expedition appeared in 1 ...more
Paperback, 649 pages
Published April 5th 2009 by Wordsworth Editions (first published June 1969)
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Reading Scott's account of the Discovery expedition is like a glimpse back in time and one of the keys to understanding much that would happen later on Scott's Last Expedition and in Ernest Shackleton, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, and Roald Amundsen's lives and how their experiences would be received by their contemporaries and later by today's readers.

There were three ways to find a way onto Scott's first National Antarctic Expedition aboard the Discovery: bad luck, directions from the Admiralty/Nav
I have actually concluded reading Volume 2 of this series. And it is superb. This is truly an epic exploration done under what we would now consider to be very primitive conditions. Yet Scott’s looming death later that decade hangs over all of this.
The story of an epic journey, a tale of courage and endurance and the comradeship of men facing almost certain death.
Yvette Neisser Moreno
Fascinating and beautifully written--very vivid.
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Robert Falcon Scott was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, and the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13. During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which made up the British part of what has become known as "the race to the South Pole." On January 17th, 1912 they reached the South Pole only to find that they h ...more
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