Blog Archives

Radiant living, Philip Temple

Sir Edmund Hillary, An Extraordinary Life Alexa Johnston Penguin Viking, $59.95, ISBN 0670045543 Just when you thought there was nothing else to be recorded or said about Sir Edmund Hillary, this lavish compendium of a life appears, arising from the

See more ›

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Biography, Non-fiction, Review

Because it’s still there, Geoff Chapple

Everest – Summit of Achievement Stephen Venables Allen & Unwin, $79.95, ISBN 1741140668 Everest – 50 Years on Top of the World George Band Collins, $49.95, ISBN 0007147481 High Adventure: Our Ascent of Everest Sir Edmund Hillary Allen & Unwin,

See more ›

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Autobiography, Biography, Children, History, Memoir, Non-fiction, Review

“We even wept a little”, Philip Temple

View From The Summit Sir Edmund Hillary Doubleday, $59.95, ISBN 0 908821 09 3 This is a book by a man’s man, the kind of Kiwi male whom R A K Mason saw as the “embodiment of the New Zealand

See more ›

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Autobiography, Non-fiction, Review
Search the archive
Search by category