Shackleton: the man and the myth, with Michael Smith

Sir Ernest Shackleton, one of history’s great explorers, became a legend on four epic voyages of discovery to the Antarctic.  Michael Smith, Shackleton’s newest biographer, commemorates the centenary of the famous Endurance expedition by recalling the compelling story of a complex and charismatic man who touched greatness on the ice

Shackleton: the man and the myth, with Michael Smith

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Sir Ernest Shackleton, one of history’s great explorers, became a legend on four epic voyages of discovery to the Antarctic.  Michael Smith, Shackleton’s newest biographer, commemorates the centenary of the famous Endurance expedition by recalling the compelling story of a complex and charismatic man who touched greatness on the ice but struggled to come to terms with a messy home life.

Michael Smith presents his talk on Shackleton at the 2016 Penzance Literary Festival

Michael Smith presents his talk on Shackleton at the 2016 Penzance Literary Festival

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