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The Magnetic North

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Over a decade after her exploration of the Antarctic in Terra Incognita, Sara Wheeler uncovers the beautiful, brutal reality of the Arctic.

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Sara Wheeler was brought up in Bristol. She read Classics and Modern Languages at Oxford University before embarking on polar explorations. A traveller, journalist and broadcaster, she lives in London with her partner and young son. She is the author of five previous books, including Terra Incognita- Travels in Antarctica, Cherry- A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Too Close to the Sun- The Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton.


"A wise, provoking and zestful chronicle, poetic, often tragic and always engaging. Wheeler, a prolific raconteur of distant places, has created the finest book on the Arctic since Hugh Brody's The Other Side of Eden" -- Rory MacLean * Sunday Times *
"An excellent narrator, intelligent, amusing, poetic and down to earth" -- Fergus Fleming * Literary Review *
"Her adventurous spirit, tireless intelligence, and joy shine through...a rare and precious talent" -- Roger Hutchinson * Scotsman *
"Beautiful and terrifying" * The Times *
"Wheeler's book teaches a lot about what is happening in the far north, which is valuable" -- Kathleen James * Guardian *

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