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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (314 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Falcon Scott Narrator: William Sutherland Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In November 1910, the vessel Terra Nova left New Zealand carrying an international team of explorers led by Robert Falcon Scott, an Englishman determined to be the first man to reach the South Pole. Scott kept a detailed journal of his adventures until March 29, 1912, when he and the few remaining members of his team met their ends in a brutal blizzard. The daily progress of the expedition toward the pole is recorded in an immensely vivid and personal narrative, depicting the beauty of the Antarctic tundra, the harsh living conditions, and Scott’s own desperation to beat rival explorers to the pole.

Even in his final hours, Scott continued to make entries of his observations in his journal, allowing the adventure he and his fellow explorers undertook to live on once discovered.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A worthy memorial of one of the great achievements of our time.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “The finest modern tale of heroism in exploration.”


  • “A battle cry to the youth and manhood of England.”

    Daily Mirror (UK)

  • “Sutherland reads in a matter-of-fact tone befitting a diary. He has a big-man’s voice, masculine and robust…Chilling authentic adventure written by someone who braved the worst nature could offer but never forgot that he and his fellows were gentlemen.”


Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Chris Edwards | 11/29/2013

    " Excellent. Gripping until the end, which we all know well.... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Paul | 10/30/2013

    " So interesting to read Scott's journals, after reading "The Worst Journey in the World" "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Johanna C. | 10/29/2013

    " even though I am intimate with the story I was riveted and cheering for Scott, Evans, Bowers, Oates & Wilson every step of the way. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Timo | 10/22/2013

    " Een groepje fanatisten in de sneeuw. Dat alles echt gebeurd is, fout gaat en dramatisch eindigt verhoogt het leedvermaak en de drang om het uit te lezen. "

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