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Letters Home From The Hills By David Atkinson
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Raising funds for Skye Mountain Rescue Team, Letters Home From The Hills is based on essay-length pieces about climbing, many previously published in magazines, one a national prize winner. The... More > author takes us from remote Scottish crags to Welsh sea cliffs, from the snows of Kilimanjaro to the vertical walls of Yosemite, from Cheshire outcrops to Alpine peaks. But this is more than just a book about climbing. Written pieces in letter form join the essays together in continuous narrative and set mountain days into an autobiographical tale based on the day to day business of living. The addressees are real people, but like us and people we know, making this a personal story and a universal one. It can be enjoyed as whole, in bite-sized chunks or topics of interest explored using a comprehensive index. 'Superb. These tales of climbing in Britain and abroad are wonderfully written and full of pathos and humour'. 'Not just for people interested in climbing, it has a message for anyone with a heart'.< Less

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