Did Mallory and Irvine manage to be the first to conquer Everest in 1924 & # 63; Trying to preserve the soul and spirit of that expedition, this 2017 Desnivel Literature Prize novel proposes a personal version of the adventures that those audacious men who, seeking glory, faced the unknown.
At the same time, nine decades later, two young mountaineers set out for Tibet with the north face of Everest as their target. His expedition, in pure alpine style, has nothing to do with the odyssey faced by those intrepid British pioneers. Despite being separated by so many years, both expeditions converge at a point that could unite them forever in the annals of mountaineering.
"Everest. Because it is there, it brings together the best ingredients from all those books that inspired various generations of "conquerors of the useless." A parallel story, which gains interest and tension as it progresses; where the experiences of those pioneers of 1924 intertwine with those of two modern climbers. In a narrative with large doses of humor and irony ».
- Author Ion Berasategui.
- Spanish language.
- Approximate dimensions of 21 x 14 cm.
- 160 pages.
- Desnivel Award for literature 2017.
- Approximate weight of 200 g.