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  1. says:

    This is an amazing account of Shackleton's journey that went into intricate details about the twists and turns every step of the way for this small group of brave explorers It reads like a thrilling fiction novel but the fact that it is non fiction makes it even astounding The description really paints a true picture of the hellacious conditions that they continued to face time and time again This book really put into pe

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    Very cold Always cold This is a very detailed true story about men trying to survive in a very hostile environment in c 1915 Stark and full of detail the reader almost gets to feel the cold hunger and pain the crew experienced while trying to survive Antarctica and return to civilization it's amazing that anyone survived this ordeal let alone all of them Sadly many creatures and peaceful animals paid the price for mans survival T

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    “There can be little doubt that Shackleton in his way was an extraordinary leader of men” p 11There is no doubt in my mind that I would not be able to endure even one the best day of the unimaginable hardships that the men of the Imperial Trans Antarctic Exposition 1914 17—under the leadership of Sir Ernest Shackleton—struggled with for than 400 days They endured and survived some of the most incredible unbelievable conditions ever

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    In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on an expedition to make the first land crossing of the barren Antarctic continent from the east to the west coast The expedition failed to accomplish its objective but became recognized instead as an amazing feat of endurance Shackleton and a crew of 27 plus one stowaway first headed

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    I just finished reading 2 of Grann’s books Lost City of Z & The White Darkness The latter is the story of Henry Worsley the grandson of Frank Worsley one of the “extraordinary” men in Lansing’s Endurance Grann suggested Endurance as a

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    What a page turner Lansing is a master for the description of those explorers hardships desire to follow Shacketon' orders I kept saying to myself that there are few humans today that are as tough as those men I recommend this book

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    This has to be one of the best books I have ever read without doubt It is utterly gripping intricately and expertly written keeping you hooked on every word of every page The story told here is simply remarkable and the attitude of the brave souls in it marvelously retold Lansing simultaneously creates this hero image around Shackleton and as a historian I know this is easy to do when one is being somewhat su

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    An incredible adventure The beginning was a little tough for me to read but the deeper I went the I couldn't put

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    I'm in the midst of a hugely enjoyable 'read lots of books about polar exploration' marathon and having 'done' Scott moved on to Shackleton I obtained this book via one of 's second hand sellers and was so pleased

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    One of the most gripping fact or fiction books ever written; one of the most ridiculous tales of adventure on the printed page Lansing's style doesn't go in for wild hyperbole as he doesn't need to the meticulous research multiple

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    I bought this book after it appeared on a few lists of books you must read several different people had independently put this book on their listsAfter reading it you can see why It’s a great read very exciting and dramatic and of course it tells a story of the most incredible human achievement The survival of the crew is nothing

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Ing members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eight others The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first hand account expanded with maps and illustrations especially for this edition. This has to be one of the best books I have ever read without doubt It is utterly gripping intricately and expertly written keeping you hooked on every word of every page The story told here is simply remarkable and the attitude of the brave souls in it marvelously retold Lansing simultaneously creates this hero image around Shackleton and as a historian I know this is easy to do when one is being somewhat subjective with selecting what to include but Lansing manages to create a very raw and real feel to Shackleton as a person and a leader Crucially important however he manages to encapsulate the characters attitudes and morale of every man aboard the fateful expedition and fantastically weaves a tale of immense suspense and intriguing description How this has not been made into a movie for the modern day is frankly beyond me Incredible book An Impolite Seduction (Countess Trilogy you hooked on every word of every page The story told here is simply remarkable and the attitude of the brave souls in it marvelously retold Lansing simultaneously creates this hero image around Shackleton and as a historian I know this is easy to do when one is being somewhat subjective with selecting what to include but Lansing manages to create a very raw and real feel to Shackleton as a person and a leader Crucially important however he manages to encapsulate the characters attitudes and morale of every man aboard the fateful expedition and fantastically weaves a tale of immense suspense and intriguing description How this has not been made into a movie for the modern day is frankly beyond me Incredible book

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice bound Antarctic seas as Time magazine put it defined heroism Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brillia. This is an amazing account of Shackleton s journey that went into intricate details about the twists and turns every step of the way for this small group of brave explorers It reads like a thrilling fiction novel but the fact that it is non fiction makes it even astounding The description really paints a true picture of the hellacious conditions that they continued to face time and time again This book really put into perspective what a challenge truly is A simple headache that we might get now is nowhere near getting your sleeping bag drenched and still having to sleep in it in temperatures near 0 when you don t know how the weather or current is going to change while you try to sleep Great read and really hard to put down because even though you think you know what s going to happen you still have to find out how Would highly recommend if you re looking for a good book that you will have trouble putting down Her Husbands Christmas Bargain year on the ice bound Antarctic seas as Time magazine put it defined heroism Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brillia. This is an amazing account of Shackleton s journey that went into intricate details about the twists and turns every step of the way for this small group of brave explorers It reads like a thrilling fiction novel but the fact that it is non fiction makes it even astounding The description really paints a true picture of the hellacious conditions that they continued to face time and time again This book really put into perspective what a challenge truly is A simple headache that we might get now is nowhere near getting The Geography of Witchcraft your sleeping bag drenched and still having to sleep in it in temperatures near 0 when Hold On To Me you don t know how the weather or current is going to change while Copping It Sweet (Murphys Law you try to sleep Great read and really hard to put down because even though Ill Be Yours for Christmas (Harlequin Blaze, you think Her Babys Bodyguard (Eagle Squadron you know what s going to happen If Wishes Were...Daddies you still have to find out how Would highly recommend if West of Heaven you re looking for a good book that Putting Out of Your Mind you will have trouble putting down

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Ntly narrated book with over 200000 copies sold has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip To write their authoritative story Lansing consulted with ten of the surviv. I just finished reading 2 of Grann s books Lost City of Z The White Darkness The latter is the story of Henry Worsley the grandson of Frank Worsley one of the extraordinary men in Lansing s Endurance Grann suggested Endurance as a worthy read Sir Earnest Shackleton Frank Worsley were two of some 20 men who incredibly survived a journey to Antarctica that went awry from almost its onset Two years later all hands were rescued through the extraordinary will of the men who found themselves at the mercy of the elements Lansing s research grasp of the situation in which these men found themselves in conjunction with his writing style has put this book at the top of my all time favorites Fabulous Fabulous Anyone 12 or older will be blown away by this true story this writer