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On the verge of its drive for the South Pole in 1910 the twenty-five-man Antarctic expedition of Sir Eugene Stewart is unnerved by the savage murder of one of its members
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Thomas Keneally is renowned as the author of Schindler's List, which was awarded the Booker Prize and made into an Academy Award-winning film by Steven Spielberg. He is author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction and is one of Australia's leading literary figures. He lives in Sydney.Review:
His story is tightly reined: terse, ironic, reflective. His description
of Edwardian innocence and stuffiness crashing against the Antarctic void
is superb."-Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post
The period gives this book its strength and character . . . altogether an admirable accomplishment."-The New Yorker
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Book Description Harcourt, 1985. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0156935341
Book Description Harcourt, 1985. Paperback. Condition: New. 1st Harvest/ HBJ Edition 1985. Seller Inventory # DADAX0156935341