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Erebus: The Story of a Ship
Jan 30, 2019
Always enjoy Michael Palin's books. Even better if one listens to the audiobook. Read an article about the Erebus and then discovered that Michael Palin has a book on the subject. It's written and researched well. Then we get the well-traveled author's perspective on the places that the ships, Erebus and Terror, have been to. One can see how it must have been during those times of discoveries. Sure, the motive is mainly colonialism, to spread British culture to the "uncivilized". But there is also a scientific aspect to the voyages. From this book, we certainly get to know the ship's captains and crews. Almost as if we were there with them, to the bitter and cold end.
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January 20, 2019 – Started Reading
January 20, 2019 – Shelved
January 30, 2019 – Finished Reading