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Icebreaker : a voyage far north

Author: Horatio Clare
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Named Person: Horatio Clare; Horatio Clare; Horatio Clare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horatio Clare
ISBN: 9781784741952 1784741957
OCLC Number: 1009335768
Awards: Short-listed for Wales Book of the Year 2018 (UK)
Description: 213 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Horatio Clare.

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