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  • Books - Literature North West
    paradoxes inherent in the preservation of wilderness the fascination of 216 miles of granite and whether in the case of Mt Whitney big is necessarily best And most of all John Muir himself inspired visionary and tiresome tree hugger the exiled Scot who invented the American outdoors Reviews Ronald Turnbull is of course one of the UK s most prolific outdoor writers He is also one of our funniest and

    Original URL path: http://www.literaturenorthwest.co.uk/book/234 (2016-02-15)
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  • Ronald Turnbull - Literature North West
    up Ben Macdui preserves the fundamental mountain mysteries Ben Macdui is a 500 million year old lump of magma exposed by erosion and half chewed away by a glacier But this book is not so much about the summit as the stories we tell ourselves on the way up there Some of them are fairy stories and some are the more serious bits of fiction we call history Some are the peculiarly plausible stories called science But the most important stories are about the heroes of hillwalking the pointless adventure on the Forefinger Pinnacle These are the tales we tell ourselves to make it all make sense As you stand below the avalanche battle the stormy plateau or cross thawing ice of Loch Avon these stories are not just serious but deadly serious In the twenty first century self deception is one of the survival arts Lose the plot and end up in front of the TV with a premature heart attack Mr Turnbull is carving out a niche for himself writing the biographies of mountains his first was a hymn to Great Gable His work also serves as a guide listing routes that ll help you appreciate his subject at its best Here he tells the life and times of Britain s second highest peak Ben Macdui He says it has been criminally overlooked since a certain B Nevis claimed the crown but claims Macdui is far more interesting than the other fella Tales include Queen Victoria s climb of Ben Macdui she did it in disguise and an Irishman who cycled up it by accident Colin Brash provides some gloriously moody illustrations Country Walking Feb 2008 Price 14 95 Details ISBN 9781902173252 Publisher Millrace Genre Non Fiction Extent 184pp Muir and More Ronald Turnbull is the first and

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  • Books - Literature North West
    mothball those walking boots yet there s a new post Wainwright challenge Graham Wilson has devised a high level circular route based on the county tops old and new of northern England Volume I covers the western reaches starting at Three Shire Head where Cheshire Staffordshire and Derbyshire meet and finishing at Carlisle List Price 14 95 Price 13 50 Details ISBN 9781902173269 Publisher Millrace Genre Non Fiction Extent 176pp

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  • Graham Wilson - Literature North West
    Travel section and is illustrated with hand drawn maps by Gerry Dale As well as the Peak District the terrain covered includes Scottish hills the Yorkshire Centurion and an Irish island Price 13 95 Details ISBN 1 90217 312 0 Publisher Millrace Genre Non Fiction Extent 168pp Macc and the Art of Long Distance Walking Macc the Art of Long Distance Walking first hit the bookstands in May 1998 Its distinctive mix of walks wit literature and pubs was such a success that it was reprinted almost at once and has since become something of a minor classic It includes walks in the Peak District the Welsh Three Thousanders and the Bob Graham Round Millrace has brought out a new 2007 edition of Macc the Art of Long Distance Walking The text has been updated and a new chapter and introduction added Reviews of the first edition Full of unexpected and engaging diversions into mountaineering literature social history the right to roam and maps Dry humour and forthright opinions thread the book one of the most refreshing reads I ve had for a long time Kevin Borman High Once I d started reading I couldn t put it down Jerry

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  • Books - Literature North West
    today but at the time it was almost unheard of Whyte s recreation of that summer s day forms the central part of A Cairngorm Chronicle The book was put together in the 1940s from writings and memories spanning half a century a tribute to one man s favourite mountains but not published until 2007 Reviews full of enquiries and observations about Gaelic place names inter visibility the source of

    Original URL path: http://www.literaturenorthwest.co.uk/book/173 (2016-02-15)
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  • A F Whyte - Literature North West
    the day they had covered 38 miles and climbed 9 300 feet and nine Munros Such a feat is still a major achievement today but at the time it was almost unheard of Whyte s recreation of that summer s day forms the central part of A Cairngorm Chronicle The book was put together in the 1940s from writings and memories spanning half a century a tribute to one man

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  • Books - Literature North West
    early 1800s Prices postillions rapacious landladies The travel diaries in A Tale of Two Journeys published here for the first time give a lively insight into the perils and pleasures of early nineteenth century tourism The first of the journeys was made in 1814 by Joseph Fry husband of the famous Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry An enthusiastic traveller he arrives in Paris after touring Belgium and eagerly prepares to

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  • Joseph Fry - Literature North West
    Tale of Two Journeys The Fry diaries France and Belgium in the early 1800s Prices postillions rapacious landladies The travel diaries in A Tale of Two Journeys published here for the first time give a lively insight into the perils and pleasures of early nineteenth century tourism The first of the journeys was made in 1814 by Joseph Fry husband of the famous Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry An enthusiastic

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