Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

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Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

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Author :   Wade Davis
Publisher :   Vintage
Published :   04/10/2012
ISBN :   9780099563839
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   655
Size (mm) :   216x135x49
Weight (g) :   692

In this work of history and adventure Wade Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept on climbing on that fateful day. His answer lies in a single phrase uttered by one of the survivors as... Read more
 
In this work of history and adventure Wade Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept on climbing on that fateful day. His answer lies in a single phrase uttered by one of the survivors as they retreated from the mountain: 'The price of life is death'.