Icebreaker: A Voyage far North download free [PDF and Ebook] by Horatio Clare

Icebreaker: A Voyage far North download free [PDF and Ebook] by Horatio Clare year 2017
  • Book name: Icebreaker: A Voyage far North
  • Author: Horatio Clare
  • Release date: 2017/12/27
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781784741952
  • Rating: 8.82 of 10
  • Votes: 228
  • Review by: Octavia Moyer
  • Review rating: 9.01 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: We are celebrating a hundred years since independence this year: how would you like to travel on a government icebreaker?' A message from the Finnish embassy launches Horatio Clare on a voyage around an extraordinary country and an unearthly place, the frozen Bay of Bothnia, just short of the Arctic circle. Travelling with the crew of Icebreaker Otso, Horatio, whose last adventure saw him embedded on Maersk container vessels for the bestseller Down to the Sea in Ships, discovers stories of Finland, of her mariners and of ice.Finland is an enigmatic place, famous for its educational miracle, healthcare and gender equality - as well as Nokia, Angry Birds, saunas, questionable cuisine and deep taciturnity. Aboard Otso Horatio gets to know the men who make up her crew, and explores Finland's history and character. Surrounded by the extraordinary colours and conditions of a frozen sea, he also comes to understand something of the complexity and fragile beauty of ice, a near-miraculous substance which cools the planet, gives the stars their twinkle and which may hold all our futures in its crystals.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H23M43S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Expeditions, Ships & Shipping, Travel Writing, Environmentalist Thought & Ideology, Global Warming
  • Available formats: ODT, PDF, WORD, EPUB, RB, DOCX, TXT, DOC. Compressed in EML, RAR, 7-ZIP, DEB, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 19.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 144x204x24mm
  • Weight: 332g
  • Printed by: CHATTO & WINDUS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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