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Robert Macfarlane

Mountains of the Mind

Hay Festival 2003 , 
Fifty years after the ascent of Everest, Macfarlene considers the way geology has transformed perceptions of wild landscape; the natural miracles that drew early travellers to the upper world of the mountains: the enchantment of great height: the allure of the unknown: and the elemental beauties of snow, rock and ice.