Julian Elfer gives voice to David Roberts in this posthumous publication by the legendary climber and adventure writer, who died in 2021. Roberts's account accompanies Gino Watkins's trek into the interior of Greenland in 1930, when this frozen land was even less well known than the earth's Poles. The remarkable but little-remembered English explorer explored the area with extraordinary leadership and bravery before disappearing on a return trip in 1932. While mainly focusing on Watkins and his team, the audio includes insightful information on Inuit culture as it relates to the expedition. Elfer's confident tone and British accent are appropriate to this story of suffering and stoicism, yet he still allows the author's dry wit to come through. D.B. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2023]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2022
CD ISBN 9798212018067 $41.95 Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798212018074 $31.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9798212018111 $19.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2022
CD ISBN 9798212018050 $107.00 Nine CDs
DD ISBN 9798212018104 $59.95
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