The Last Secrets by John Buchan - MP3 full Audiobook

The Last Secrets by John Buchan - MP3  full Audiobook

The Last Secrets by John Buchan


Read in English by Steven Seitel



‘The Final Mysteries of Exploration’, The Last Secrets contains eight accounts of recently achieved feats of exploration. 

These include the first entry by outsiders to the previously hidden Tibetan city of Lhasa and the exploration of the inaccessible Ruwenzori mountain range in East Africa which had come to be identified as the legendary Mountains of the Moon. Buchan describes the latter as having “no fellows on the globe” and as “extravagances of Nature, molded without regard to human needs.

” There are moments of wry humor such as in the account of the 1910 expedition to the interior of New Guinea led by Cecil Rawling (more of whom later). Forced to rely on surplus stores from Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition, Buchan recounts how Rawling’s party experienced “the joys of bully-beef, pea-soup, and pickles under an equatorial sky”. 

Contents:

1 00 Dedication and Preface - 06:47
2 01 Lhasa - 38:57
3 02 The Gorges of the Brahmaputra - 16:28
4 03 The North Pole, Part 1 - 39:51
5 04 The North Pole, Part 2 - 21:06
6 05 The Mountains of the Moon - 30:43
7 06 The South Pole, Part 1 - 35:47
8 07 The South Pole, Part 2 - 33:04
9 08 Mount McKinley - 41:22
10 09 The Holy Cities of Islam - 37:31
11 10 The Exploration of New Guinea - 29:01
12 11 Mount Everest, Part 1 - 29:25
13 12 Mount Everest, Part 2 - 29:37

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