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I may be some time : ice and the English imagination

Author: Francis Spufford
Publisher: London : Faber, 1997, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cultural history of a national obsession with polar exploration and mountaineering, and a study of how the poles have been perceived, dreamed of, even desired. It sets out to show how Captain  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Spufford
ISBN: 0571179517 pbk 9780571179510 pbk
OCLC Number: 41314703
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Awards: Winner of Somerset Maugham Award 1997.
Description: 372 pages, [8] pages of plates ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Francis Spufford.

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