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

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

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On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Mount Everest’s North Col. George Mallory, thirty-seven, was Britain’s finest climber. Sandy Irvine was a young Oxford scholar of twenty-two with little previous mountaineering experience. Neither of them returned.

 

In this magisterial work of history and adventure, based on more than a decade of prodigious research in British, Canadian, and European… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (October 18, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 672 pages

File size: 9.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Samuel Johnson Prize 2012 winner


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