Roland Huntford

Roland Huntford is an author, and biographer of Polar explorers. He has written biographies of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Fridtjof Nansen. His book The Last Place on Earth narrates the race to the South Pole between Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen. Huntford was formerly Scandinavian correspondent of The Observer, also acting as their winter sports correspondent. He lives in Cambridge

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