Posts Tagged ‘ Ghosts Of Everest ’

Four books on George Mallory to read before ‘Paths of Glory’

November 25, 2011
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Four books on George Mallory to read before ‘Paths of Glory’

by Nimish Dubey His effort on Everest in 1924 might have cost him his life, but it made George Mallory a legend. Speculation is rife as to whether he actually made it to the top or failed while doing so, and almost every year an author tries to unravel the mystery of what has now…

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Great Journeys: Was he the first man to scale Everest?

November 24, 2011
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Great Journeys: Was he the first man to scale Everest?

By Nimish Dubey Most people become famous by being the first to do something. Or doing something a certain (record) number of times. And yet one of the most famous names in travel history is a man whose greatest achievement is surrounded in mystery. George Herbert Leigh Mallory was one of the best climbers of…

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