The Worst Journey in the World
Author: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
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One of the world’s greatest works of travel and adventure writing, reissued on its 100th birthday. This is a gripping account of an expedition gone disastrously wrong. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, one of the youngest members of Scott’s team, recorded the experience of his adventure and in doing so created a masterpiece of travel writing.
Despite the horrors that Scott and his men faced, Cherry’s account is filled with details of scientific discovery, unforgettable descriptions of landscape and a belief in the spirit of human beings. A celebrated and compelling book on Antarctic exploration.
INTRODUCED BY SARA WHEELER
‘The Worst Journey in the World is to travel what War and Peace is to the novel… a masterpiece’ New York Review of Books
* Voted Number 1 in National Geographic’s 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time *