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True North: Travels in Arctic Europe

By: Gavin Francis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Polygon: 2010

Seller ID: 249450

ISBN: 1846971306

Condition: Very Good Condition

The stark, vast beauty of the remote Arctic Europe landscape has been the focus of human exploration for thousands of years. In this striking blend of travel writing, history and mythology, Gavin Francis offers a unique portrait of the northern fringes of Europe. His journey begins in the Shetland Isles, takes him to the Faroes, Iceland, Greenland, Svalbard and on to Lapland. Following in the footsteps of the region's early pioneers, Francis observes how the region has adapted to the 21st century, giving an observed insight into the lives of people he encounters along the way. As with all the ... View more info