Summit 8000 by Andrew Lock reviewed

Title: Summit 8000 Life and Death with Australia's Master of Thin Air Author: Andrew Lock Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Melbourne University Press Release Date: November 28, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 303 Source: NetGalley A thrilling memoir of the spectacular high-altitude mountaineering achievements of Andrew Lock: the only Australian to have summited all fourteen 8000-metre peaks …

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Dying, A Memoir by Cory Taylor reviewed

Title: Dying, A Memoir Author: Cory Taylor Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 160 Source: NetGalley Read  Cory Taylor is one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, the author of the brilliant Me and Mr Booker (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Pacific region), and My Beautiful Enemy (shortlisted …

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One Mans Everest by Kenton Cool reviewed

Title: One Man's Everest Author: Kenton Cool Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Arrow Release Date: April 21, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 356 Source: NetGalley Kenton Cool is the finest alpine climber of this generation. His accomplishments are staggering. He has summited Everest eleven times. He is the first person in history to climb the three Everest …

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Walking the Woods and the Water by Nick Hunt reviewed

Title: Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn Author: Nick Hunt Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing Format: ebook Pages: 336 Source: NetGalley In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm …

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Pilgrimage in Terror – Katie Barron,review

Title: Pilgrimage in Terror Author: Katie Barron Genre: Non fiction Format: ebook Pages: 204 Source: Author Armed with a pair of trainers and a supermarket ‘Bag for Life’ as hiking kit, Katie, 31, set off to walk the Camino, the ancient pilgrimage route that runs through Northern Spain from the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela. …

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