'A minor masterpiece.' Sports Book of the Week -- Frank Graham The Sunday Times 'A rousingly readable chronicle... The book wants for nothing in terms of rhythm and drama and tug.' -- Christopher Bray The Sunday Times, Culture 'Sports book of the season - a terrific story of fell-running and obsession.' -- Blake Morrison Guardian '[An] excellent book.' -- James Eve The Times 'One of the most effervescent books about anything - never mind fell-running - that I have ever read.' -- Dave Jones The Fellrunner 'Imagine how strange it feels not only to have read a book about fell-running, but to have enjoyed it so much that I am now contemplating trying the sport myself...a lovely little book'. Annalisa Barbieri, New Statesman -- Annalisa Barbieri New Statesman A beautifully written, potted history of fell-running and famouse fell-runners. Definitely worth a peep! Country Walking
About the Author
ROBERT McFARLANE is one of Britain's leading writers on nature and landscape. The author of The Wild Places, Original Copy and Mountains of the Mind, he is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. RICHARD ASKWITH is Associate Editor of the Independent and author of Feet in the Clouds: A Tale of Fell-Running and Obsession. He lives in France.