Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: BK453-629
MER DE GLACE Alison Fell 1991 1st UK ed DJ Fine Winner of the Boardman-Tasker prize for mountaineering literature DJ As New.
By Fell, Alison
Price: $29.99

List Price: $45.00
You Save $15.01 (33%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

UK, 1991, 1st UK edition. 249 pp. In English. A contemporary love story with an age-old theme, the eternal triangle. Original cloth hardcover, dust jacket, as New.

A successful and happily married mountaineer embarks on an affair with his tutor. Unfortunately he falls in love with her and is forced to choose between his mistress and his wife. At 30, Will is the epitome of the New Man: successful, a skilled mountaineer, happy in his 'equal and open' marriage. Then he falls in love with Kathleen, and his charmed life begins to fall apart as he discovers the strength of their passion and his inability to control it.

Set against the mythic and dangerous peaks of the Alps, MER DE GLACE strips the eternal triangle to its bare bones. Envy, joy, self-scrutiny; the perverse lure of melodrama and the vertiginous risks of surrender - vividly and perceptively Alison Fell charts the fantastical fortunes of love in a dislocated post-modern world. Winner of the Boardman-Tasker prize for mountaineering literature.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
IN MONTE VISO'S HORIZON: CLIMBING ALL THE ALPINE 4000 METER PEAKS Will McLewin 1991 1st ed Fine. Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize 3 copies available
By: McLewin, Will
Price $29.95 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $15.05 (33%)
- Item # BK983-6293
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEEP PLAY: A CLIMBER'S ODYSSEY FROM LLANBERIS TO THE BIG WALLS. 1997 1st ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard Winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $25.01 (33%)
- Item # BK1214D-629
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TOTEM POLE AND A WHOLE NEW ADVENTURE 1999 1st US ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard WINNER of the Boardman Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $10.01 (17%)
- Item # BK1215-686
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEEP PLAY: A CLIMBER'S ODYSSEY FROM LLANBERIS TO THE BIG WALLS. 1997 1st USA ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard Winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $45.00
- Item # BK1214A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ELUSIVE SUMMITS: FOUR EXPEDITIONS TO THE KARAKORAM Saunders 1990 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Stephen Venables
By: Saunders, Victor
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $100.01 (67%)
- Item # OP629B-686
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A VIEW FROM THE RIDGE: MOUNTAINEERING ANECDOTES FROM SCOTLAND AND AMERICA 1991 1st ed LIMITED EDITION DJ New SIGNED by Dave Brown and Ian Mitchell
By: Brown, Dave and Mitchell, Ian R. SIGNED
Price $99.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $51.00 (34%)
- Item # OP2134-629
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FATAL MOUNTAINEER THE HIGH ALTITUDE LIFE AND DEATH OF WILLI UNSOELD. Richard Roper 2002 1st edition WINNER of the Boardman Tasker Prize
By: Roper, Robert.
Price $16.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $8.00 (32%)
- Item # BK1868
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WILDEST DREAM: MALLORY: HIS LIFE AND CONFLICTING PASSIONS Peter Gillman 2000 1st UK edition WINNER of the Boardman Tasker Prize 3 copies available
By: Gillman, Peter and Leni.
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $5.01 (11%)
- Item # BK524-6293
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TOUCHING THE VOID Joe Simpson 1988 1st US ed Hardcover DJ VG-F 3 Copies Available
By: Simpson, Joe, Foreword by Chris Bonington
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $17.95, You Save $12.96 (72%)
- Item # OP1817C-5143
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TOUCHING THE VOID Joe Simpson 2004 New Paperback Multiple copies available
By: Simpson, Joe, Foreword by Chris Bonington
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $9.96 (77%)
- Item # OP1443-5149
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


ROCK FOR CLIMBING. C. Douglas Milner 1950 1st UK ed DJ VG to Near Fine. 2 copies available.
By: Milner, C. Douglas
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $30.01 (86%)
- Item # OP1230-4952
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO RIDE THE MOUNTAIN WINDS: A HISTORY OF AERIAL MOUNTAINEERING AND RESCUE Leslie Symons 2011 1st UK ed NEW HARDCOVER MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE
By: Symons, Leslie
Price $8.99 ~ Regular $39.95, You Save $30.96 (77%)
- Item # BK2497-1210
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE FALL (A NOVEL). Simon Mawer 2003 1st UK edition DJ New Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize 3 copies available
By: Mawer, Simon.
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $25.01 (33%)
- Item # OP1953-6293
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNT ELBRUS THE UPPER BAKSAN VALLEY MAP FOR MOUNTAINEERS AND SKIERS. CAUCASUS RUSSIA 1:50,000
Price $24.95
- Item # MP71
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HARD ROCK: GREAT BRITISH ROCK CLIMBS. Wilson, 1992, 3rd edition SIGNED by Chris Bonington.
By: Wilson, Ken, compiled by
Price $49.95
- Item # BK1726A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THIS GAME OF GHOSTS Joe Simpson 1993 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine Not Signed
By: Simpson, Joe
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP1442-514
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LENI RIEFENSTAHL: A LIFE Trimborn 2007
By: Trimborn, Jurgen
Price $30.00
- Item # BK2198
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
L.R. WAGER A LIFE 1904 - 1965 Jane Hargreaves, L.R. Wager 1991 1st ed Paperback Fine
By: Wager, L.R. Compiled by Jane Hargreaves (Wager's daughter)
Price $50.00
- Item # OP8845-116
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE PALE MOUNTAINS: FOLK TALES FROM THE DOLOMITES Carl Felix Wolff 1927 1st ed Rare DJ Near Fine
By: Wolff, Carl Felix. Translated by Francesca La Monte.
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $25.00 (50%)
- Item # OP2981-524
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STORIES OFF THE WALL. John Roskelley 1993 1st ed Hardcover [Not signed] 5 copies available
By: Roskelley, John.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # BK1319B-1145
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart