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Skating to Antarctica by Jenny Diski

Published: 1998 by Granta My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “If I trace it back, that wish for a whiteout began with the idea of being an inmate in a psychiatric hospital. Not during my first … Continue reading

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Alone: The Classic Polar Adventure by Admiral Richard E. Byrd

First Published: 1937 by Island Press My copy: Bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “A funereal gloom hangs in the twilight sky. This is the period between life and death. This is the way the world will look to the last … Continue reading

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