Climbing Essays ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Macfarlane

Climbing Essays

Neil Wilson Publishing
Publication date: April 2011
ISBN: 9781906476328
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$14.57
Our price:
$10.99

You save: $3.58 (25%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Long recognised as one of Britain’s finest mountain writers, this collection brings together the best of Jim Perrin’s essays and articles on climbing. Perrin has selected these from four decades of describing and commenting on the experience of rock-climbing and the characters of the climbing community and includes rare, uncollected pieces, substantial new essays, ones that have been long out of print, and a lengthy and frank autobiographical introduction from one of the wild and subversive cult and grassroots figures of the British sport. Contents: Introduction: by Robert Macfarlane (author of Guardian First Book Award-winner Mountains of the Mind) 1: Streets, Outcrops, Space: A Personal Journey 2: The Climbs: Street Illegal; The Gate of Horn; Right Unconquerable; Fictive Heroes; Visions and Virians; Three Cornish Climbs; Cathy Powell; Fools Rush In; Fantan B; Small Climbs in Germany; Hubris; The True & Authentick History of Fachwen; The Great Crack; Small Local Difficulties; Day Trip to Dalkey; A Note on Commitment; Lizards & Rampant ; Hippos; Handy Pandy; Bogles & Bog-trots; In Dreams Begins Responsibility. 3: The Climbers: Paul Williams; Joe Brown; Will Perrin; Stevie Haston; Al Harris; H.W.Tilman; Batso & the American Dream; John Hoyland; Pat Littlejohn; Robin Hodgkin; Peter Biven; Dave Cook; Johnny Lees; My Last Climb with George Homer; John Syrett; The Ice-climbers; Eric Shipton; Jack Longland; John Redhead. 4: Ascent: Eating Bear Meat; Trains, Cafes, Conversations; The Way the Holds Run; Fear is the Spur; Contumely of the Conquistadors; Grace; The Lost and Perfect Hold; Grade Drift; The Night Moves; The Way You Climb is the Way You Are; Fictions; Person/Product/Practise; Silk of the Body; No Success Like Failure; Base Camps; The Way & the Outcrop; Very Severe; In Praise of Competence; Image/Imagine; Working on the Rope Moves; Ours; A Valediction (Forbidding Mourning); Rain; Charming Cracks; The Overgrown; Confidence; Moves; Version and Verse; “Denn bleiben ist nirgends”; Kaleidoscope of the Senses; For Arnold Pines.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Climbing Essays ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
541 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Robert Macfarlane
The Old Straight Track ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Graham Hancock
The Old Straight Track
Graham Hancock & Robert Macfarlane & Alfred Watkins
Head of Zeus, September 2014
ISBN: 9781781856635
Format: ePub
List Price: $7.28 Our price: $5.99
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Macfarlane
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
Robert Macfarlane
Viking Adult, October 2012
ISBN: 9780147509796
Format: ePub
Our price: $14.99
Feet in the Clouds: A Tale of Fell-Running and Obsession ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Richard Askwith
Feet in the Clouds: A Tale of Fell-running and Obsession
Richard Askwith & Robert Macfarlane
Aurum Press, November 2010
ISBN: 9781845130824
Format: ePub
List Price: $13.99 Our price: $10.99
The Worm Forgives the Plough ePub (Adobe DRM) download by John Stewart Collis
The Worm Forgives the Plough
John Stewart Collis & Robert Macfarlane
Vintage Digital, November 2009
ISBN: 9780099529484
Format: ePub
List Price: $16.98 Our price: $13.99
Recently Viewed Products