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Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination - Robert Macfarlane
Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781862076549 (1862076545)
Publisher: Granta Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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nimuebrown
nimuebrown rated it
5.0 A glorious adventure that didn't kill me
This book explores the differences between mountains as people imagine them, and mountains as they turn out to be when you’re on one. It’s a difference that has a habit of killing people. Through talking about historic understandings of mountains, MacFarlane is able to open up the broader territory ...
auntieannie
auntieannie rated it
4.0 Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination
I read the majority of this on the plane ride returning from Fresno, over the Sierra Nevada and Rockies. MacFarlane is a young Brit, raised in exclusive schools, exposed to mountaineering through his grandfather and the schools. He's climbed extensively, on many of the world's most challenging and o...
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