Wednesday May 27, 2020

Grim tale of Franklin’s frozen food

The concept of the noble failure is deeply embedded in our psyches. Even today, Captain Robert Falcon Scott is viewed as a greater hero for his disastrous expedition to the South Pole than Norwegian Roald Amundsen - who competently (and with no loss

4th July, 2009

Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation

By Andrew Lambert

Faber & Faber, €24

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