Mountains Of The Mind: A History Of A Fascination (Paperback)
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Mountains Of The Mind: A History Of A Fascination (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 09/11/2017
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WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD

Once we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name of national pride. In this ground-breaking, classic work, Robert Macfarlane takes us up into the mountains: to experience their shattering beauty, the fear and risk of adventure, and to explore the strange impulses that have for centuries lead us to the world's highest places.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781783784509
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 226 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm

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“A Fascinating History”

This book takes you inside the minds of people who risk their lives climbing mountains and by the end of it I could feel the attraction of these wild places and was ready to set off myself. A wonderful cultural... More

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