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Polar Regions

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    Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the Best Nonfiction Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020.A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st C... ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Sun Is a Compass

    A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds

    Narrated by Xe Sands ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 2 min

    For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure.During graduate school, as she conducted experiments on the peculiarly misshapen beaks of chickadees, ornithologist Caroline Van Hemert began to feel stifled in the isolated, sterile environment of the lab. Worried ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

    Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

    Narrated by Ranulph Fiennes ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 33 min

    Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pounds for charity and been awarded a polar medal and an OBE. He has been an elite soldier, an athlete, a mountaineer, an explorer, a bestselling author and nearly replaced Sean Connery as James Bond. In his autobiography ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    South

    A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage

    Narrated by Ralph Cosham ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 14 min

    In 1911, veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to lead the first expedition across Antarctica, the last unknown continent. Instead, his ship, the Endurance, became locked in sea ice, and for nine months, Shackleton fought a losing battle with the elements before the drifting ship was crushed, marooning him and his crew.This gripping first-hand account follows Shackleton and his men on ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    South

    The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917

    Narrated by Steven Crossley ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 37 min

    As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crushing it and marooning twenty-eight men on the polar ice. Alone in the world's most unforgiving environment, Shackleton and his team began a ... Read more

    $34.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The North Pole

    Its Discovery in 1909 Under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club

    Narrated by Jonathan Reese ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 28 min

    In September 1909-after nearly two decades of determined effort and numerous attempts, during which he lost eight toes to frostbite-American polar explorer Robert E. Peary emerged from the Arctic's frozen wasteland and declared that his final expedition had been victorious: on April 6, 1909, Peary had attained the North Pole, a long-sought prize that had thwarted and even killed his predecessors. ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An Empire of Ice

    Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science

    Narrated by John Allen Nelson ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 35 min

    Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, An Empire of Ice presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration. Retold with added information, it's the first book to place the famed voyages of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, his British rivals Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, and others in a larger scientific, social, and geopolitical ... Read more

    $30.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Kabloona

    Among the Inuit

    Unabridged

    9 hours 34 min

    This extraordinary classic has been variously acclaimed as one of the great books of adventure, travel, anthropology, and spiritual awakening.In 1938 and 1939, a French nobleman spent fifteen months living among the Inuit people of the Arctic. He was at first appalled by their way of life: eating rotten raw fish, sleeping with each others’ wives, ignoring schedules, and helping themselves to his ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Silence

    In the Age of Noise

    by Erling Kagge ...
    Narrated by Atli Gunnarsson ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 5 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Silence by Erling Kagge, read by Atli Gunnarsson.Behind a cacophony of traffic noise, iPhone alerts and our ever-spinning thoughts, an elusive notion - silence - lies in wait. But what really is silence? Where can it be found? And why is it more important now than ever?Erling Kagge, the Norwegian adventurer and polymath, once spent fifty days walking solo ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Antarctica's Lost Aviator

    The Epic Adventure to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth

    by Jeff Maynard ...
    Narrated by Paul Bellatoni ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 2 min

    By the 1930s, no one had yet crossed Antarctica, and its vast interior remained a mystery frozen in time. Hoping to write his name in the history books, wealthy American Lincoln Ellsworth announced he would fly across the unexplored continent, and to honor his hero, Wyatt Earp, he would carry his gun belt on the flight. The obstacles to Ellsworth’s ambition were numerous: he didn’t like the cold, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Land of the Midnight Sun

    My Arctic Adventures

    Narrated by Alexander Armstrong ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 59 min

    In an adventure of a lifetime, Alexander Armstrong heads north in to an ever more hostile Arctic winter to explore the farthest reaches of the globe. In an epic journey, he navigates some of the Earth’s toughest terrain, first travelling through the glittering landscape of Scandinavia, then on to the isolated islands of Iceland and Greenland, as far as the infamously treacherous Northwest Passage. ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Endurance

    SAS Soldier. Polar Adventurer. Decorated Leader

    Narrated by Captain Louis Rudd ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 8 min

    'Gripping pulse-racing adventure by a true legend. Louis Rudd's courage and determination is admirable' – Andy McNab_____________________In 2018 Captain Louis Rudd MBE walked into the history books when he finished a solo, unsupported crossing of Antarctica, pulling a 130 kg sledge laden with his supplies for more than 900 miles. Louis’ skills had been honed in the SAS, on operations in ... Read more

    $22.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Inspire: Life Lessons from the Wilderness

    by Ben Fogle ...
    Narrated by Ben Fogle ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 43 min

    The latest adventure from bestselling author Ben Fogle explores what we can learn from nature about living well and living wild.What can rowing across the Atlantic teach us about boredom and about patience?Can coming down from Everest take more resilience than climbing up in the first place?How can the isolation of the South Pole highlight what’s most important? And how can we tap into the same ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    South

    Narrated by Rupert Degas ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 48 min

    On 8 August 1914, five days after the outbreak of World War One, the Endurance, a wooden-hulled, coal-fired icebreaker, set sail for the South Pole, in a bid to complete the first-ever trans-Antarctic expedition, which would cross the continent from the Weddell Sea to Scott's base at Cape Evans, via the Pole. However, despite the best planning, the ship succumbs to the ice floes of the Weddell Sea ... Read more

    $58.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Skiing into the Bright Open

    My Solo Journey to the South Pole

    by Liv Arnesen ...
    Narrated by Ann Richardson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    In Skiing into the Bright Open Liv Arnesen describes the exhausting, exhilarating experience of being the first known woman to ski unsupported to the South Pole. From her childhood in Norway to the seasons she spent working as a guide on Svalbard, the Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, Arnesen courted the cold, and her memoir reflects the knowledge and passion for Arctic and Antarctic ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Philosophy of an Explorer

    16 Life-lessons from Surviving the Extreme

    by Erling Kagge ...
    Narrated by Atli Gunnarsson ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Surviving extreme conditions can teach us to lead a fulfilled life. No one knows this better than Erling Kagge, who was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's poles by foot - the North, the South, and the summit of Everest. In The Philosophy of an Explorer, he brings together the wisdom and expertise he has gained from the expeditions that have taken him to ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shackleton

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 51 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The enthralling new biography of Ernest Shackleton by the world's greatest living explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes.To write about Hell, it helps if you have been there.In 1915, Sir Ernest Shackleton's attempt to traverse the Antarctic was cut short when his ship, Endurance, became trapped in ice.The disaster left Shackleton and his men alone at the frozen South Pole, ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Life of Extremes

    The Life and Times of a Polar Filmmaker

    by Max Quinn ...
    Narrated by Max Quinn ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 3 min

    From his childhood in a remote town in New Zealand’s North Island to the wilds of the Arctic and Antarctic, life has been an incredible journey for filmmaker Max Quinn. How he got himself into this field is a story in itself, but A Life of Extremes is so much more. It’s a journey that lovers of natural history, travel, adventure and filmmaking will revel in as he takes you to some of the harshest ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    by Michael Palin ...
    Narrated by Michael Palin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Erebus, written and read by Michael Palin.N**_______________**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERIn the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, HMS Erebus undertook two of the most ambitious naval expeditions of all time.On the first, she ventured further south than any human had ever been. On the second, she va... ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Meet Me Under the Northern Lights

    by Emily Kerr ...
    Narrated by Catrin Walker-Booth ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 30 min

    The brand new seasonal romance from the author of Duvet Day. Escape to the Arctic Circle and fall in love under the Northern Lights . . .***‘The most gorgeous Finnish adventure . . . beautifully evocative and romantic’Rachael Lucas, bestselling author of The Telephone Box Library‘A properly heart-warming read for a cold winter’s day’Pernille Hughes, author of Probably the Best Kiss in the World*** ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial