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  • Riveting and powerful; an extraordinary story of an extraordinary tragedy. Reading No Way Down is the closest you can come to being on the summit of K2 on that fateful day

    Sir Ranulph Fiennes
  • A gripping hour-by-hour dissection of events in the Western Himalaya over three deadly days... a fitting shelfmate to the modern classic Into Thin Air

    Brian Schofield, Sunday Times
  • Stories of heroism, sadness and extraordinary endurance against all the odds are woven into a thrilling drama

    Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail
  • Unputdownable... a portrait of extreme courage, folly and loss, leavened by a small dose of survival'

    Financial Times
  • Artfully and assiduously pieces together an account of a fractious day in brutal real time. Fatality by fatality... devastating

    New York Times
  • A tour de force of a book...a triumph of storytelling

    Associated Press
  • Probably the best mountain-disaster memoir since Into Thin Air

    Mail on Sunday
  • One of the best books I've ever read. But take it to the beach at your peril - it's impossible to put down. Sunburn is guaranteed

    Outdoor Science

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