Young pilot Donald Ross has little in common with the Oxford don who has employed him on an expedition to the Arctic - and still less with his beautiful but stubborn daughter, Alix. But once the three of them reach the treacherous shores of Greenland, their destinies are inextricably bound by the events that unfold there.
“Exhibits his talents at their provocative best” (New York Times)
"Nevil Shute's books always have a real hero... intensely romantic along with the realism, intensely real along with the romanticism, and peculiarly absorbing." (Sunday Times)
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Another fascinating and uplifting Shute book
Can't say, was my first one. Felt like listening to a friend.
The sympathetic characters
The little incideent during the first mooring of the plane
The pilot His undoncitional devotion to his profession indpires deep respect
Again, Shute does not only entertain. He introduces you to a new world of facts and gives you lkong lasting memories.
- K. E. Kummant