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Into the silence

American stories

by Andre Dubus

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Published by Green Street Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Andre Dubus
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 I57 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination377 p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24630147M
ISBN 100961428538
ISBN 109780961428532
OCLC/WorldCa20910505

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Fastidiously researched and extremely well written, Into the Silence, chronicles the first recorded attempts on Everest. From the Great War to the final expedition inthe author has selected the appropriate time period to capture the lives of all the main characters, successfully producing this unique manuscript/5().

Into the Silence is the first book to celebrate and bring into profile the extraordinary biographies of each of the men. If Everest began as grand imperial gesture, it really did end up as a mission of regeneration and redemption for a nation and an empire bled white by war.

"Into the Silence" is a very entertaining book that kept me chained to the pages until the very last word. A brilliant story combined with amazing characters and superb writing.

I'd definitely recommend it to every Torchwood fan out there. flag Like see review/5. Into the Silence By Wade Davis Alfred A. Knopf pp; $ Reviewed by Adam McDowell. The first thing you learn about George Mallory is. Books Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis – review A magnificent account of the British assaults on Everest in the s puts Mallory's adventures.

Into the Silence is a well-researched record of the experience of several of Britain's elite mountaineers and their supporters during the "Great War", and a compellingly-written account of their next challenge--the three attempts /5(). Into the silence Don't waste your time reading this stupidly bloated and pointless book.

What sort of moron would endlessly go on about particulars of British trench warfare ad nauseum interspersed with details re Mallory's homosexual habits to no point while avoiding any meaningful insight about Everest dragging the reader through endless crap while he hopes for /5(71).

Wade Davis is the bestselling author of fifteen books, including Into the Silence, The Serpent and the Rainbow, and One River, and is an award-winning anthropologist, ethnographer, writer, photographer, and currently holds the post of National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and has been named by the National Geographic Society /5(26).

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His many film credits include Light at the Edge of the World, an eight-hour documentary series produced for the National Geographic Channel. In he received the Gold 4/5(20). Wade Davis, the National Geographic explorer-in-residence and the author of several books, has managed the herculean task of bringing it all together in “Into the Silence.” Assiduously researched.

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With extraordinary skill Wade Davis manages to weave together such disparate strands as Queen Victoria’s Indian Raj, the ‘Great Game’ of intrigue against Russia, the horrors of the Somme, and Britain’s obsession to conquer the world’s highest peak, all linking to that terrible moment atop Everest when Mallory.

Into the Silence is quite unlike any other mountaineering book. It not only spins a gripping Boy’s Own yarn about the early British expeditions to Everest, but investigates how the carnage of the trenches bled into a desire for redemption at the top of the world.4/5.

“Into the Silence succeeds not only because Davis's research has been prodigious, but because every sentence has been struck with conviction, every image evoked with fierce reverence – for the heartbreaking twilight era, for the magnificent resilience of its survivors, for their mission, for Mallory, for his mountain.

Into the Silence sets their remarkable achievements in sweeping historical context: Davis shows how the exploration originated in nineteenth-century imperial ambitions, and he takes us far beyond the Himalayas to the trenches of World War I, where Mallory and his generation found themselves and their world utterly shattered.

Beautifully written and rich with detail, Into the Silence is a classic account of exploration and endurance, and a timeless portrait of an extraordinary generation of adventurers, soldiers, and mountaineers the likes of which we will never see again.

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The three remaining main characters are joined by a disgraced police office with previous Torchwood experience to investigate a number of brutal murders of singers across Cardiff/5(10).