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The sound of gravity

Author: Joe Simpson
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As her hand slips from his grip, Patrick's life is shattered, forever changed. Trapped high on a mountain face during the worst storm in living memory, a young man is forced to fight the brutal winter for his life moments after his beloved wife is swept away forever across the ice. Haunted by grief and guilt, Patrick keeps vigil on the mountain for 25 years, in the hope that one day it will release his devastating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Simpson
ISBN: 9780099466642 0099466643
OCLC Number: 782988253
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2011.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Joe Simpson.

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As her hand slips from his grip, Patrick's life is shattered, forever changed... This novel of love, loss and redemption tells a harrowing, dramatic and powerful tale of how a haunting split-second  Read more...

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"The mountain and its ferocious weather are brilliantly described" The Times "Another gripping mountaineering epic, but also much more than that, a fine, poetically written meditation on love, loss Read more...

 
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