The Ends Of The Earth

An Anthology Of The Finest Writing On The Arctic And The Antarctic

Francis Spufford

Published: 3 September 2007
Hardback, Other
140x195mm, 292 pages
ISBN: 9781862079656


The Ends of the Earth is an elegant boxed set of two hardcover books featuring a selection of the greatest writing about the Arctic and the Antarctic. Contributors include: Roald Amundsen, Beryl Bainbridge, Andrea Barrett, James Buchan, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Jenny Diski, Tim Flannery, Jon Krakauer, Haldor Laxness, Ursula LeGuin, Jack London, H. P. Lovecraft, Barry Lopez, Fridtjof Nansen, Robert Peary, Knud Rasmussen, Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Jules Verne, Sara Wheeler and many more.

About the author

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Francis Spufford is the author of I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination, a cultural history of the British obsession with polar exploration, The Child that Books Built and Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin. He has won the Somerset Maugham Award, the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year prize, and the Writers' Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year. He lives in Cambridge. More about the author

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