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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Nature of Ice
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Freya has come to Antarctica ostensibly to undertake a photographic expedition to pay tribute to Frank Hurley's iconic images - but also to escape a stifling relationship. Once she is there, though, living in the cramped and close confines of Davis Station, the extraordinary world of Antarctica gets under her skin and she starts to unfurl, finding her world change in ways she would never previously have thought possible.

Weaving a vivid re-creation of Douglas Mawson's ill-fated 1911-14 Antarctic expedition into the contemporary story of a woman coming to terms with the breakdown of her marriage, The Nature of Ice is a poetic, multi-stranded novel of present and past, hope and tragedy, love and loss. It is both a love story of place, bringing to vivid life the haunting landscape of Antarctica, the frozen continent that intrigues us all. (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Nancy Robinson Flannery, with love and admiration.
  • Epigraph: After Antarctica, nothing is the same...-Thomas Keneally, 2003.
  • Author's note: Misspellings and original punctuation in the archival material have been retained.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 .
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      Extent: 374p.
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      • Published July 21st 2010 
      ISBN: 9781741755763

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Review : The World Beneath, The Nature of Ice Bruce L. Russell , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Indigo , Summer no. 5 2010; (p. 116-118)

— Review of The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , 2009 single work novel ; The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel
Fiction : The Nature of Ice - Robyn Mundy Anne Morgan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 119 2009; (p. 65-67)

— Review of The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel
Polar Fictions Inspired by Exploration Ian McFarlane , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 November 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel ; Shackleton's Drift Craig Cormick , 2009 single work novel
[Review] The Nature of Ice Katie Horner , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 89 no. 2 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel
Books Susan Hewitt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 7 November 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of What Doesn't Kill You Leon Ford , 2009 single work novel ; Storymen Hannah Rachel Bell , 2009 single work life story ; The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel ; On the Run Colin McLaren , 2009 single work novel
[Review] The Nature of Ice Katie Horner , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 89 no. 2 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel
Polar Fictions Inspired by Exploration Ian McFarlane , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 November 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel ; Shackleton's Drift Craig Cormick , 2009 single work novel
Fiction : The Nature of Ice - Robyn Mundy Anne Morgan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 119 2009; (p. 65-67)

— Review of The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel
Review : The World Beneath, The Nature of Ice Bruce L. Russell , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Indigo , Summer no. 5 2010; (p. 116-118)

— Review of The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , 2009 single work novel ; The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel
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