Author: Roland Huntford
Name: The Last Place On Earth
Picked it up on a whim at the bookstore ages ago, but hadn't gotten around to reading it. Then the heatwave came, and suddenly Antarctic exploration was just the thing to lose oneself in. And lose myself I did, carrying the book with me everywhere and reading it at every opportunity. The quest for the South Pole and the differences between Amundsen and Scott make for fascinating reading. I shall put "Visit Antarctica" on my todo-list...