A First Rate Tragedy: A Brief History of Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions

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Movingly recounts the events which led to a tragedy which continues to capture the popular imagination. Drawing on new research, her gripping account analyses the reasons why Scott's carefully planned expedition failed while Amundsen's opportunistic dash to the Pole succeeded.

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Diana Preston is an Oxford-trained historian, broadcaster and author of several books. She lives in London.

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