The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest
Publish date: April 1st 2001
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Reinhold Messner may be a mountaineering legend, but his account of Mallory's Everest expeditions of the 1920s misses the mark. He interweaves Mallory's letters and writings with fictional narration from Mallory's . . . ghost (?) commenting on controversies in modern climbing in a literary device th...