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19 November 2013
Adrift On An Ice Pan, by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
This very short narrative (hardly even a proper “book” in the modern sense of the word) is by the survivor of a wretched ordeal, as the title suggests, off the coast of Newfoundland in 1908. I consumed the audiobook version, as a free download from my public library, and finished it in a single day’s commuting, with time left over for a podcast or two. The deal is this: The …