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Shackleton’s ship endures, like the fiction of his greatness

“Shackleton” is one of those names that are guaranteed to stir the blood of a certain type of Briton. In company with stablemates such as Churchill, Nelson, Scott and Lawrence, the surname evokes an association with a supposedly glorious past that somehow stiffens the sinews. The sound of those sinews twanging tight was audible across […]

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