Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 

You no longer follow Stephanie

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Stephanie

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Stephanie

Montreal, QC, Canada | Member Since 2008

0
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 0 reviews
  • 1 ratings
  • 1 titles in library
  • 0 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0

  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Alfred Lansing
    • Narrated By Simon Prebble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1890)
    Performance
    (1246)
    Story
    (1250)

    In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world.

    russell says: "Endurance"
    "tedious"
    Overall

    I did finish it, but it was a tedious read for me. I had seen this book recommended in Forbes. Understand that the story follows the true diary of events. So...with relavely few twists or turns in the plot you have cold starving men, worrying about the ice, killing some dogs for food, killing some penguins, killing some more dogs, finding more penguins and so on for a long time. I will say that I developed a fondness for the character Shackleton, the crew's captain and I appreciated his leadership skills. He was a great man and a great leader.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.