The Worst Journey in the World by Robert Falcon Scott

The Worst Journey in the World is a memoir of the 1910-1913 British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott. It was written and published in 1922 by a survivor of the expedition, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, and has earned wide praise for its frank treatment of the difficulties of the expedition, the causes of its disastrous outcome, and the meaning (if any) of human suffering under extreme conditions.

The 201st greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 1st on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)
  2. - 7th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)

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