Cover art for Mountains Of The Mind
Published
Granta, February 2018
ISBN
9781783784509
Format
Softcover, 320 pages
Dimensions
19.8cm × 12.9cm × 1.9cm

Mountains Of The Mind A History Of A Fascination

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A new cover edition of this bestselling classic of nature writing. WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARDOnce we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name of national pride.

In this ground-breaking, classic work, Robert Macfarlane takes us up into the mountains: to experience their shattering beauty, the fear and risk of adventure, and to explore the strange impulses that have for centuries lead us to the world's highest places.

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