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The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans by [Perrin, Jim]
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'...created an enduring, breathtaking legend' -- The Glasgow Herald

'Perrin records it all with a subtle sympathy, laying bare British mountaineering's most mythologized figure' -- The Independent

'a kind of modern tragedy... Yet for all his failings, Whillans remains a legend' -- Observer

... a packed and entertaining book. -- The Guardian

Perrin records it all with a subtle sympathy, laying bare British mountaineering's most mythologized figure. -- The Independent

Ultimately rather poignant -- Scotland on Sunday

a kind of modern tragedy....Yet for all his failings, Whillans remains a legend. -- Observer

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Joint Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize 2005 and Winner of the Banff Mountaineering History Award 2005.

A fascinating and thought-provoking biography of a climbing legend.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3578 KB
  • Print Length: 369 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone Digital; New Ed edition (30 Nov. 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004ASOVY4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 42 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #107,789 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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