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One of the best books that I have ever read. A wonderful story about love, mountains, a people and a life philosophy.Published 5 days ago by mikey
Best book I have ever read without doubt. Takes you completely into the journey and makes you feel very much part of the achievement. Read morePublished 1 month ago by billsensei
All good though I thinkreinhold is a bit of a self-centred s***!Published 13 months ago by Bruce McConchie
An outstanding book, about probably the most incredible Himalayan ascent of any 8000+ meter peak. Climbing Mt. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Ron Alan Pierce
I've always heard great things about Messner's writing and about his very personal and deeply thoughtful style of climbing. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sandi Kay Wheatley
I think other people have said what I've wanted to say. I guess I wanted to up the Star count.Published on August 13, 2013 by D.
I read it in Spanish for 30 years, belonged to a friend and buy it to share it with my 24 year old sonPublished on March 20, 2013 by Hugo Andreotti
the book can be difficult to get through at times but the story is well worth reading. the greatest quote of all time with Mesner at 27 -28,000 fee all alone and exhausted, is... Read morePublished on January 6, 2013 by treg4057
This is an extraordinary climbing feat, a thoughtful commentary into the drive that fueled Messner's ascent, but with unremarkable writing style/translation. Read morePublished on October 21, 2012 by Athena