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Erebus

Michael Palin

Erebus

one ship, two epic voyages, and the greatest naval mystery of all time

by Michael Palin

  • 233 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erebus (Ship),
  • John Franklin Arctic Expedition (1845-1851),
  • Shipwrecks,
  • British,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Palin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG660 .P35 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 334 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974371M
    ISBN 101771644419
    ISBN 109781771644419
    OCLC/WorldCa1054396672

      A sonar image of the H.M.S. Erebus shows where it came to rest on the sea floor. In , the Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew.   Erebus The Story of A Ship (Book): Palin, Michael: Intrepid voyager, writer and comedian Michael Palin follows the trail of two expeditions made by the Royal Navy's HMS Erebus to opposite ends of the globe, reliving the voyages and investigating the ship itself, lost on the final Franklin expedition and discovered with the help of Inuit knowledge in

      Erebus Amazingly well researched book, typical of the author; sensitive but probing. Proud to understand the role of Canada in the final search, ‘our'claim to the North and our role in the preservation and study of the ‘final chapter’ of the expedition. seankeithgosling, /5(16). Erebus. In the book The Art of Doom Eternal backstory is given to an Archdemon called Erebus, also known as the Keeper of the Spire City of Dis or Slavemaster of the Dammed. He is said to serve the Dark Lord and answer to no other master, and to have ruled over a prior city called most despicable and vile of all the Archdemons, he is said to rule over the cursed souls of Hell who are.

      Synopsis Intrepid voyager, writer and comedian Michael Palin follows the trail of two expeditions made by the Royal Navy's HMS Erebus to opposite ends of the globe, reliving the voyages and investigating the ship itself, lost on the final Franklin expedition and discovered with the help of Inuit knowledge in The story of a ship begins after the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, when Great.   “A country beyond hell itself ” A look at Shaun Hutson’s splattery horror novel, Erebus!


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The book ends with the recent discovery of the wreck of the Erebus and how that connects to the opening up of the North West Passage now that global warming has started to free up the ice which gripped the Erebus in its last days afloat/5(16).

Erebus: The Story of a Ship is a fugue in many voices. Palin assesses the role of the ship’s various commanders and understands the importance of Author: Sara Wheeler.

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(Jonathan Hunt Horn Book )/5(53). Michael Palin brings the fascinating story of the Erebus and its occupants to life, from its construction as a bomb vessel in through the flagship years of James Clark Ross's Antarctic expedition and finally to Sir John Franklin's quest for the holy grail of navigation - a route through the Northwest Passage, where the ship disappeared.

The Book of Erebus, the vampire’s bible, is hidden within the vampire archive. Even though the pages themselves are old and yellowed, the way they are stored is modern (Blade, ). Archives and libraries are represented frequently in popular culture, often as a.

| Parks Canada wanted to return to the Erebus site as soon as possible – before the following summer – so they drilled a hole so the divers could access the wreck in April before the ice had fully melted. Throughout the season, archaeologists brought up artefacts from the upper deck and part of the lower, including guns, part of.

Watch Michael Palin discuss his new book, Erebus. HMS Erebus was lost exploring the Arctic inand rediscovered years later.

Erebus: The Story of a. This is the first book I’ve listened to by the author but not my last. The story takes place in Mount Erebus in Antarctica when microbial organisms that over humans and group of scientist need to get back to non-infested place to find the cure.

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—The Arctic Book Review “With this irresistible and often harrowing account, Michael Palin makes a convincing case that one heroic little ship embodied the golden age of polar exploration better than any other: HMS Erebus.” —John Geiger, co-author of Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin ExpeditionBrand: Greystone Books.

His new book, “Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time,” is a well-written and captivating examination of the Erebus’ adventures and long-term watery Author: Michael Taube.

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Arts and Culture Book review: Erebus - The Story of a Ship, by Michael Palin The 19th century public was far more excited by polar exploration than we have been by space travel and discoveries, no.Get this from a library!

Erebus. [Jane Summer] -- Inan Air New Zealand Antarctic sightseeing flight crashed into Mount Erebus, killing all aboard, including a friend of author Jane Summer.

Years later, through fate or coincidence, Summer.‘This is an incredible book The Erebus story is the Arctic epic we’ve all been waiting for.’ Nicholas Crane ‘Thoroughly absorbs the reader Carefully researched and well-crafted, it brings the story of a ship vividly to life.’ Sunday Times ‘A great story Told in /5().