An epic narrative, An Afterclap of Fate: Mallory on Everest creates a poetic and convincing account of mountaineering’s greatest mystery.
North is a historical tale of arctic adventure, political chicanery, the power of love, and abandonment at the ends of the earth.
WINNER OF THE 2001 BOARDMAN TASKER WINNER THE 2001 BANFF MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL GRAND PRIX Hazard’s Way is the story of a young man’s development and his struggles to cope with strict 19th-century Edwardian family life, with conflicting attitudes toward the Boer War, and with the contradictory influences of the friends he makes in his lifeContinue reading “Hazard’s Way”
The first Briton to climb all fourteen of the world’s 8000 meter summits, George Hazard long ago sacrificed wife and child to his ambitions as a mountaineer. Returning from a trekking trip to take up a commission from his publishers, his truck goes off the road. Emerging from a coma he is confronted by his daughter, Calon, who he abandoned many years before.
Jack London’s The Sea-Wolf is a novel of adventure, brutality, and survival at sea. Humphrey van Weyden, rescued from a shipwreck, is forced into service aboard the Ghost, a sealing ship under the command of the violent and powerful Wolf Larsen.
Jack London’s White Fang is the tale of a wolf-dog and its coming of age amongst the violence of the wild northern frontier.
Fleeing from an imprisoning job and a disintegrating marriage, Anthony Hardman seeks refuge in a remote house on the edge of a lonely moor.
The Call of the Wild is the story of Buck, who starts the tale as a domesticated dog living a life of luxury on a Californian estate. However, when Buck is kidnapped to work as a sled dog in the Yukon, he must learn to survive in the harsh, unforgiving wilderness.