A thrilling and moving new novel from the acclaimed author of Touching the Void.
Joe Simpson is the author of several bestselling books, of which the first,Touching the Void, won both the NCR award and the Boardman Tasker Award. His later books are This Game of Ghosts - the sequel to Touching the Void - Storms of Silence, Dark Shadows Falling, The Beckoning Silence and one previous novel, The Water People.
The mountain and its ferocious weather are brilliantly described *
The Times *
Another gripping mountaineering epic, but also much more than that, a fine, poetically written meditation on love, loss and redemption * Daily Mail *
The familiar Simpsonian territory of guilt, survival and loss against a background of elemental terror and beauty * Daily Telegraph *
Arresting * Metro *
The tale is deftly woven with an air of immediacy and a visceral, intimate feel, drawing heavily on Simpson's mountaineering experiences * Evening Post *