The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Vol 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition'


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Capt. Robert F. Scott's bid to be the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole is one of the most famous journeys of all time. What started as a scientific expedition turned out to be an unwilling race against a team lead by R. Admunsen to reach the Pole. The Norwegian flag already stood at the end of the trail when Scott's party reached their target. All the five men of the Scott expedition who took part in the last march to the Pole perished on their way back to safety.

Robert F. Scott kept a journal throughout the journey, all the way to the tragic end, documenting all aspects of the expedition. The famous last words of the journal were: 'It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. For God's sake look after our people.'
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Chapters

00 - Preface and Expedition Members 10:35 Read by fourgrays
01 - Chapter I, Through Stormy Seas, Part One 22:54 Read by Russ Clough
02 - Chapter I, Through Stormy Seas, Part Two 27:34 Read by Russ Clough
03 - Chapter II, In The Pack, Part One 26:37 Read by skoval
04 - Chapter II, In The Pack, Part Two 35:48 Read by skoval
05 - Chapter II, In The Pack, Part Three 34:30 Read by skoval
06 - Chapter III, Land, Part One 31:20 Read by Albatross
07 - Chapter III, Land, Part Two 23:17 Read by Blueoyster101
08 - Chapter IV, Settling In, Part One 25:39 Read by cpalmer17
09 - Chapter IV, Settling In, Part Two 23:20 Read by cpalmer17
10 - Chapter V, Depôt Laying To One Ton Camp, Part One 25:51 Read by skoval
11 - Chapter V, Depôt Laying To One Ton Camp, Part Two 27:52 Read by skoval
12 - Chapter V, Depôt Laying To One Ton Camp, Part Three 18:26 Read by Sibella Denton
13 - Chapter VI, Adventure and Peril, Part One 33:03 Read by Euan Bayliss
14 - Chapter VI, Adventure and Peril, Part Two 33:39 Read by Euan Bayliss
15 - Chapter VII, At Discovery Hut, Part One 35:59 Read by Euan Bayliss
16 - Chapter VII, At Discovery Hut, Part Two 25:18 Read by Hollis Hanover
17 - Chapter VIII, Home Impressions and an Excursion 29:42 Read by Sibella Denton
18 - Chapter IX, The Work and the Workers, Part One 25:41 Read by Tom Crawford
19 - Chapter IX, The Work and the Workers, Part Two 25:52 Read by Tom Crawford
20 - Chapter X, In Winter Quarters: Modern Style, Part One 15:52 Read by Sibella Denton
21 - Chapter X, In Winter Quarters: Modern Style, Part Two 21:06 Read by Hollis Hanover
22 - Chapter XI, To Midwinter Day, Part One 30:11 Read by skoval
23 - Chapter XI, To Midwinter Day, Part Two 33:48 Read by skoval
24 - Chapter XII, Awaiting the Crozier Party, Part One 27:32 Read by gsolgaard
25 - Chapter XII, Awaiting the Crozier Party, Part Two 30:07 Read by BigStory
26 - Chapter XII, Awaiting the Crozier Party, Part Three 16:50 Read by Sibella Denton
27 - Chapter XIII, The Return of the Sun, Part One 28:17 Read by TriciaG
28 - Chapter XIII, The Return of the Sun, Part Two 27:03 Read by TriciaG
29 - Chapter XIV, Preparations: The Spring Journey, Part One 13:28 Read by MorganScorpion
30 - Chapter XIV, Preparations: The Spring Journey, Part Two 20:08 Read by MorganScorpion
31 - Chapter XV, The Last Weeks at Cape Evans, Part One 17:01 Read by Sibella Denton
32 - Chapter XV, The Last Weeks at Cape Evans, Part Two 22:12 Read by Sibella Denton
33 - Chapter XVI, Southern Journey: The Barrier Stage, Part One 27:58 Read by TriciaG
34 - Chapter XVI, Southern Journey: The Barrier Stage, Part Two 29:46 Read by TriciaG
35 - Chapter XVI, Southern Journey: The Barrier Stage, Part Three 27:03 Read by TriciaG
36 - Chapter XVII, On the Beardmore Glacier, Part One 19:28 Read by Indy Gosal
37 - Chapter XVII, On the Beardmore Glacier, Part Two 14:26 Read by Indy Gosal
38 - Chapter XVIII, The Summit Journey to the Pole, Part One 36:05 Read by Bob Stretch
39 - Chapter XVIII, The Summit Journey to the Pole, Part Two 31:51 Read by Bob Stretch
40 - Chapter IX, The Return from the Pole, Part One 25:16 Read by Bob Stretch
41 - Chapter IX, The Return from the Pole, Part Two 28:21 Read by Bob Stretch
42 - Chapter XX, The Last March, Part One 25:53 Read by TriciaG
43 - Chapter XX, The Last March, Part Two 23:31 Read by TriciaG
44 - Chapter XX, The Last March, Part Three, The Letters 15:40 Read by TriciaG

Reviews


(5 stars)

Most excellent detailed journey. An amazing description of such a hard life living in such ever changing conditions. Readers to a great job. A must listen afterwards is Volume two for which you'll hear the others tell of their encounters during the expedition

Jonathan Mercado


(5 stars)

I Love Listening 🎧🎶🎵👄 To Books It Helps Me Sleep But I Also Love Books on History and Real Events and Diaries.