Touching the Void
The 25th Anniversary ebook, now with more than 50 images. 'Touching the Void' is the tale of two mountaineer's harrowing ordeal in the Peruvian Andes. In the summer of 1985, two young, headstrong mountaineers set off to conquer an unclimbed route.
I was quite taken by the fact that mountain-climber could be such an excellent writer...I just didn't expect it! I became solidly immersed in this horrific account of the author's harrowing ascent in the Pervuian Andes. His recounting of the torturous trip grabbed me from the start and propelled me through the book in two nights! Truly a fascinating read.