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 Longman ELT, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-243-21-2889002