This novel tells the tale of a real-life Australian hero, photographer, explorer and adventurer Frank Hurley. it's a tale informed via his eyes and in his phrases, and it finds a tantalising portrait of the fellow in the back of the legend he has become.
Hurley's photos and documentaries of Douglas Mawson's and Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expeditions, and his miraculous pictures of global warfare i've been so generally exhibited and reproduced that during many situations they're the primary capacity in which we've got come to work out these world-shattering occasions. His iconic photographs of the send Endurance trapped in an ocean of ice, of guys fighting the main severe parts within the Antarctic, and discomfort lower than unthinkable stipulations in struggle are printed on the Australian recognition. One author has claimed that Frank Hurley 'is the 20th century'.
Here now's the fellow, Hurley, telling us of his half within the ill-fated Antarctic expeditions and recounting stories of serious heroism and affliction as he fights for his lifestyles one of the ice and the weather, and witnesses the worst ravages of battle at the Western entrance. Endurance is a rare debut novel, a rollicking white-knuckle event tale that still takes us to the very center of heroism and sacrifice.
'Frank Hurley lived an improbably adventurous lifestyles, someway crowding many lives into seventy-six eventful years. In exploring the photographer's early days, Tim Griffiths brings his personal adventurous spirit and Hurley-like verve to this gripping fictional portrait of a unprecedented Australian life.' Alasdair McGregor, writer of Frank Hurley: A photographer's life
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