Endurance. Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Despite the many other books written about Shackleton's incredible journey across the ice, this remains the best. It is a non-exaggerated story, told as it was, and with no intrusive personal comment- just the facts. Lansing noticeably lets the story speak for itself. A lot of modern authors on Antarctica could do better by studying Lansing's style.

Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1959. Whittleysey House (USA) published ' Shackleton's Valient Voyage' in 1960. Weidenfield & Nicholson published an illustrated version in 2000.