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Lovecraft, My Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A book filled with dreams and obsessions. From Avalon to Hy Brasil, or travelling light minutes across an endless discworld. Race across silicon highways in a microbe sized car. Stop Lovecraft before he wakes the Old Ones in their sunken cities. Climb the Tower of Babel and become the world's most renowned mountaineer.
More Adventure Travel - 11 more stories of worldwide adventure to further inspire you towards your own travel goals
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Price: Free! Words: 41,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The English Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The English Dead is a science fiction short story that explores the abiding mystery of whether George Mallory and "Sandy" Irvine could have reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1924, twenty-nine years before the first successful ascent by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
The Chomolungma Diaries: What a commercial Everest expedition is really like
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 16. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Are you tired of reading mountaineering disaster stories which focus on all that's negative about climbing Everest? This book aims to dispel the popular myths surrounding Everest by telling the true story of an ordinary climber on an ordinary commercial expedition to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
In the Footsteps of Mallory: A journey to the North Col of Everest
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell wanted to see Everest from its Tibetan base camp, one of the most famous mountain views in the world, but he also wanted to climb a little higher up the mountain and have a sense of what it might have been like for George Mallory, the first explorer to climb it. This is the story of his expedition to over 7000m on the North Col of Everest.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Islands in the Snow: Climbing Nepal's trekking peaks
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Two friends set out on a trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal which involved climbing two trekking peaks - Mera Peak and Island Peak - and crossing the difficult Amphu Labtse pass. One of them had climbed Mera in 2004, and the other had climbed Island in 2005, but neither of them had done both or crossed the Amphu Labtse. This is the diary of their journey.
A Last Chance Powerdrive Part 4 Walking in the Footsteps of a Buddha
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Series: A Last Chance Powerdrive, Book 4. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Leaving his motorbike Ambliss behind in Kathmandu, Benedict treks through the mountains of Nepal to Everest Base Camp. It is journey that will take him to the most extreme landscapes, both inside and out, and will lead to realisations that will change his life forever. 'Walking in the Footsteps of a Buddha' is the final part of 'A Last Chance Powerdrive'.
The Trek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Trek, David Schachne takes readers with him on his harrowing attempt to reach the summit of Kala Patthar, in the Himalayas. It is a riveting, gut-wrenching account of his physical, emotional and spiritual odyssey, where you will encounter the most spectacular, awe-inspiring scenery on the planet, along with some of the most horrific physical conditions imaginable.
Expedition Diaries - In The Throne Room of the Mountain God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Expedition Diaries is the journals and memoirs of a mountaineer. A mountaineer who had a dream, and then made that dream a reality. Through avalanche, storm, death, trials and tears he fought on to live his dream. Read about the adventures as they were written.