Summit: A Novel
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2016-06-14
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
An excellent piece of good old fashioned, intelligent, thought provoking storytelling surrounding the mystical Mount Everest. The author expertly blends two timelines; 1939 and Josef Becker has been blackmailed by the growing power of the Nazi party who want him to be the first person to scale Mount...
“Summit” is a part thriller/part mystery that takes us on a fictional adventure set within historical and mountaineering contexts. Mr. Farthing’s passion for mountaineering and his intimate knowledge of the skills, tools and equipment needed to climb famous peaks of the world provided an engrossing ...
If you have any interest in mountain climbing and/or the Third Reich then this book is a must read. Farthing weaves a fascinating tale about the Nazi's attempting to best the British at being the first to summit Mt. Everest. The story is told in two parallel, past and present, story lines which inte...
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