Killing Dragons

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any lover of the Alps or any armchair hero, this makes compulsive reading Daily
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Killing Dragons

Killing Dragons

Full of eccentric characters, Killing Dragons is the story of the first British mountaineers to tackle the Alpine summits of Switzerland during the late eighteenth century. Originally the explorers of this area were poorly equipped, wearing ordinary shoes and no protective clothing. The British arrived intent on reaching every Alpine summit, and 'mountaineering' was born. The title refers to the mythical creatures said to inhabit these peaks: 'Here be dragons,' said the old maps ...

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Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Fergus Fleming
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-04 - Publisher: Granta Books

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On a tropical island, a sea dragon strikes terror. Marine Biologist Eva Paz is a survivor. Growing up in rural poverty, she loses her family after her brother dies in cartel crossfire. Mistrustful of others and more comfortable around animals, Eva throws herself into her work. When a sea dragon
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Pages: 137
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