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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Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney reviewed

Title: Under a Pole Star Author: Stef Penney Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: November 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 576 Source: NetGalley Flora Mackie was twelve when she first crossed the Arctic Circle on her father’s whaling ship. Now she is returning to the frozen seas as the head of her own …

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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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Rain by Melissa Harrison reviewed

Title: Rain Author: M. Harrison Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd Release Date: March 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 80 Source: NetGalley An evocative meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison. Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear …

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Review of The Land of the Green Man

Title: The Land of the Green Man Author: Carolyne Larrington Genre: History Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies Release Date: August 30, 2015 Format: ebook Pages: 256 Source: NetGalley Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-frets: of wraith-like fog banks, druidic mistletoe …

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