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Not as gripping as The Terror. In fact it seems a bit repetitive on the side of subject matter. Also, the obligatory twist at the end seems a bit constructed and unrealistic to may... Read morePublished 25 days ago by E. M. Kriek
This tale passes as true, and it does a good job.
But you know it is not --it couldn't be.
Still a powerful adventure that spans the globe and decades. Read more
Dan Simmons is my favorite author and I read every book he releases. But this one was disappointing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fred Barney
it was more in line with "the terror" in being a period piece. though a non-mountaneer, I enjoyed the details on the climbing and existing climbing technology. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. T. jones
Really, really, liked reading The Terror and was optimistic when I read the Abominable. Unfortunately this book did not live up to the former and I ultimately decided I would not... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tom McDoogle
It moves pretty quickly and engages audiences not familiar with the setting.Published 2 months ago by John Gregory
I know a lot of people found this book boring and long winded but I enjoy densely written books with an abundance of facts and feel like I learned a lot about mountain climbing in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John C. Troyer