The White South (Collins Nelson Longman ELT Simplified Readers: Level 4)

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9780003700718: The White South (Collins Nelson Longman ELT Simplified Readers: Level 4)

The whaling ship "Southern Cross" is caught in the polar ice of the Antarctic, and 500 men face death. When the rescue ships are forced to return to base, all hope is seemingly lost. But as the whaling stations of South Georgia prepare to close down for the winter, two lifeboats sail into harbour.

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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)

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Innes, Hammond
Published by Longman ELT (1977)
ISBN 10: 0003700712 ISBN 13: 9780003700718
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