Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

By Alfred Lansing

The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling …

Published date: January 1, 1959
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction

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@MattWalshBlog Terrific book. Riveting. What a story. If you ever want a fun fictionalization of the genre, AMC’s adaptation of Dan Simmons’ The Terror is tons of fun. Based on a real voyage with horror story added.