The Worst Journey in the World (Illustrated Edition)

First published in 1922, ‘The Worst Journey in the World’ is a memoir by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, an English explorer of Antarctica, who was a member of the Terra Nova expedition. It recounts the compelling tale of Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated race to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, the most youthful member of the party, presents sharp descriptions of each of his companions. Their journal entries complement his portrayal, delivering striking viewpoints on the expedition's risks and difficulties as well as its inspiring examples of positiveness, resilience, and selflessness. This edition of the adventure classic features many pages of vintage illustrations. "The Worst Journey in the World is to travel writing what War and Peace is to the novel . . . a masterpiece."—The New York Review of Books

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Publisher GENERAL PRESS
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ISBN 9354993656
Pages 932 pages
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