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Touching The Void by Joe Simpson
Touching The Void by Joe Simpson
29 of 30 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Touching the Void, 23 Jan 2006
I think this is a wonderful book and I am only a teenager. Simpson gives you a detailed account of his ordeal on Siula Grande. It is one of the few books that have you looking upon life differently and consider that maybe there is more to life and death and anything in between. He tells us how terrible dying alone is and how much he longed for company on those fateful nights.
Simpson gives good descriptions on the technical side of mountaineering and the photos of Siula Grande are absolutly wonderful. I was also quite shocked to hear that Simon Yates, Simpsons climbling partner, was harshly criticised about cutting the rope, as to me it was the only option to save at least one of… Read more
Love Is a Gift (Heartland (Scholastic Paperback)) by Lauren Brooke
9 of 12 people found the following review helpful
In this book Amy goes to Australia with Dou to visit her dad. She concentrates on helping the horses there and has trouble fitting in to her dads new family. Lou bonds with Lily instantly leaving Amy feeling left out. She talks to a new friend there and soon starts to see herself as Tim's daughter not Heartland's Amy and starts bonding with Helena and Lily. She comes home extremely happy with an engaged sister.