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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen. Hardcover – April 1, 2012
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The men who ventured to this unknown world at the start of the 20th century were simply awe inspiring in their physical and mental aptitude.
Peter Fitzsimons re-tells a great story. I couldn't put it down even though I knew what the ending was from history.
Brought the 4 of them and their lives in an absorbing parralel time narrative.
worth the detailed read
This is a great book that intertwines 4 adventures into one great story. What the human spirit is capable of never ceases to amaze me and this book captures that so well.
From a kiwi to an Aussie - thank you Peter for this story and also for a lot of the other stories you have written. Keep it up
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Fitzsimons is a great story teller and makes our history look very real.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
The format is imaginative, juxtaposing the activities of these three explorers in time.
Narrative flow is often broken by "cute" comments that I could have lived... Read more
What a great story. So well written you felt like you where in the antarctic with those such brave men.Published on March 26, 2014 by johno
Peter Fitzsimons' amazing ability to write true history whilst making it come across as nailbiting excitement is yet again displayed in this novel. Read morePublished on March 25, 2014 by Denise Mc