FINDING ENDURANCE, Shackleton, my father and a world without end

: Bristow-Bovey (D.)

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326pp., map, paperback, First SA Edition, Johannesburg, 2023


First published in the UK in 2023.

Darrel Bristow-Bovey revisits the discovery of Ernest Shackelton's ship Endurance below the Arctic ice in 2022, 106 years after it sank.

"Engaging, absorbing and crammed with marvellous stories. Finding Endurance is a tale about exploring the cold, told with much warmth." Mick Herron, author of Slow Horses

"Finding Endurance is beautiful, thrilling, heroic and kind, a ripping yarn and a generous and humane reflection on this business of being human." Claire Robertson, author of The Spiral House

 South African screenwriter, travel writer and newspaper and magazine columnist Darrel Bristow-Bovey is the author of I Moved Your CheeseThe Naked Bachelor and But I Digress, a collection of his best columns between 1997 and 2003. SuperZero won a Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature and the Percy Fitzpatrick Prize for South African Literature. One Midlife Crisis and a Speedo was a humorous account of his attempt to swim across the Dardenelles in the wake of Lord Byron. In 2017 his play Priest With Balloons won the Scribe Playwriting Competition. Born in Durban, he currently divides his time between Cape Town, the UK and the Greek Peloponnese.