Luke Hughes: The ghosts of Everest, 20 July 2000
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Macmillan, 206 pp., £20, October 1999, 9780333783146Show More
Lost on Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine by Peter Firstbrook.
BBC, 244 pp., £16.99, September 1999, 0 563 55129 1Show More
The Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory by David Breashears and Audrey Salkeld.
National Geographic, 240 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 7922 7538 1Show More
“... of Everest has to date sold more than 26,000 copies through Amazon.com alone. Of its authors, Jochen Hemmleb is an Everest junkie who collects Mallory marginalia with the obsession of a train-spotter, Larry Johnson is a publishing consultant specialising in the marketing of outdoor books, and Eric Simonson is a professional mountain guide who has led ...”