The Terror

By Dan Simmons


The men on board HMS Terror have every expectation of triumph. As part of the 1845 Franklin Expedition, the first steam-powered vessels ever to search for the legendary Northwest Passage, they are as scientifically supported an enterprise as has ever set forth. As they enter a second summer in the Arctic Circle without a thaw, though, they are stra…


Published date: January 1, 2007
Type: Books
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction

Recommended by:

@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.