Luke Hughes: The ghosts of Everest, 20 July 2000
Show More Ghosts of Everest: The Authorised Story of the Search for Mallory & Irvine by Jochen Hemmleb and Larry Johnson.
Macmillan, 206 pp., £20, October 1999, 9780333783146Show More
Lost on Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine by Peter Firstbrook.
BBC, 244 pp., £16.99, September 1999, 0 563 55129 1Show More
The Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory by David Breashears and Audrey Salkeld.
National Geographic, 240 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 7922 7538 1Show More
“... made by the BBC, several websites and the syndication of photographic rights across the globe. Peter Firstbrook’s book is written from a very English perspective, Ghosts of Everest from a very American one: neither takes up the really important issues. The Last Climb began life as a history of all the early Everest expeditions ...”