November 2011 marks the centenary of Scott's expedition to find the South Pole. No Return: Captain Scott's Race to the Pole is a stunning retelling of Captain Scott's quest to become the first man to reach the South Pole.
In the age of discovery, Antarctica remained an unknown quantity amongst the world's scientists and explorers. Robert Falcon Scott was amongst the pioneers who penetrated the ice and cruel weather. This book tells the story of his journey from England, the year-long preparations, which included enduring the harsh winter and euphoric explorations in the spring - culminating in the ill-fated final march to his goal, only to be beaten by the Norwegians and to suffer terrible loss - and (Publisher website).