Climbing Everest

Climbing Everest : The Writings of George Mallory

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George Mallory's collected writings on his mountaineering - and his motivations. Famously impelled to climb Mount Everest simply because it was there, Mallory made three attempts to be the first to reach its summit, and perished on the third. His writing reveals the emotional life of the mountaineer. With eloquence, Mallory captures the struggles and the rewards involved, the climber's sense of triumph, and experiences of staggering beauty. The reader is Tim Pigott Smith.

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Product details

  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 130 x 150 x 18mm | 117.93g
  • Canongate Books Ltd
  • CSA Word
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Main
  • 1906147922
  • 9781906147921

About George Mallory

George Mallory (1886-1924) was a British moutaineer who took part in the first two British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s.

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As well as possessing prodigious powers of endurance, [Mallory] was also an excellent writer * Oldie *

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