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THE BECKONING SILENCE Joe Simpson 2003 Paperback VG-Near Fine
By Simpson, Joe
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London, 2003. 290 pp, color photos. Used Paperback, Very Good to Near Fine condition.

The author of Touching The Void continues his brushes with death in the mountains. The latest chronicle of Simpson's adventures takes him to Alpamayo, Colorado, the Alps, and another epic, this time on the Eiger North Face.

In arguably his best book since Touching the Void, Joe Simpson wraps together a lifetime of mountaineering experience and friendships, relating what he's learned from the challenges, personal tragedy and absurdities of the sport.

Short-listed for the 2002 Boardman-Tasker award. More than 24,000 copies sold in the UK. The heart of The Beckoning Silence grows out of Simpson's discussion with fellow climber, Ray Delaney, about the final 'tick list' climbs he must do before he can quit mountaineering for good. Through his account of the seductive attraction of the Eiger's North Face and its history, as well as his own attempt on it, Simpson reveals the inner truth of climbing, exploring the power of the mind and the frailty of the body.

But there's more to Joe than just extraordinary climbing experiences. Hysterically funny anecdotes; rants about perceived travesties, including the discovery of George Mallory's body; and a grippingly personal description of his reaction to the news of his mother's death add depth and complexity to this tale-telling book.


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