Captain Scott

  • by Ranulph Fiennes
  • Narrated by Ranulph Fiennes
  • 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The real story of one of the greatest explorers who ever lived by the man described by the Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world's greatest living explorer’.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is uniquely qualified to write a new biography of Captain Scott. This is the first biography of Scott by someone who has experienced the deprivations, the stress and the sheer physical pain that Scott lived through. Ranulph Fiennes tells the story of Scott’s life – and discusses how his achievements have been viewed after his death – with empathy and great skill.


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Terrible Delivery

Ranulph Fiennes is obviously a well respected explorer in his own right and no doubt that's why he was chosen to read this account, however he is not a voiceover artist. Not only is the quality of the audio pretty poor but Fiennes delivery is f*king abysmal. He must have recorded it himself and then emailed it to the publishing company. I bet they just cast him without doing a test record and when the first audio files came through from Ranulph they realised what a massive mistake they made. He has the most monotone emotionless delivery imaginable. It's the perfect case for increasing funding in AI.
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very informative and detailed.

A realistic unbiased book , at last giving a true hero some of the credit he and his intrepid companions deserve. Debunking the debunkers !
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- Kizzy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-03-2010
  • Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited