The rescue of the whaling factory-ship 'Southern Cross' is abandoned when the polar ice becomes impenetrable The sailors who escape in two lifeboats face a fight with the pitiless forces of nature. By the author of ISVIK and TARGET ANTARCTICA.
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"Mr Innes tells his tale with a graphic power... An adventure story indeed, but worth ten of most modern novels" ( Scotsman)
" The White South will be hard to beat. I can still hear the roar of the ice as the great bergs close in upon those stranded men of the whaling fleet" (Daphne du Maurier Observer)
"Mr. Innes was a marvellous storyteller" ( Observer)
"Mr Innes' work stands in a class by itself" ( Financial Times)
A tense tale of disaster in the Antarctic - perfect fireside reading for cold winter evenings
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1971. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5315533
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-243-05-8879008