Vivid account of Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the cases of Mackinlay's single malt whisky that he left behind.
Neville Peat is fascinated by wild and remote environments, dynamic landscapes and unique fauna and flora. He has explored much of New Zealand and the South Pacific, from the far-flung tropical atolls of Tokelau, to the snow and ice of the Ross Dependency, Antarctica. Neville is the author of over 30 books: titles that span a quarter of a century. He has won a number of awards and fellowships - the most recent being the 2007 Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship. He is the author of the bestselling biography, Hurricane Tim: The Story of Sir Tim Wallis.