A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

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Published by Isis Large Print Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Large Print,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Asia - India,
  • Hindu Kush Mountains (Afghanistan and Pakistan),
  • Hindu Kush Mountains,
  • Large type books

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9795000M
ISBN 101850891222
ISBN 109781850891222

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  This book is quite hilarious in places and tells as the title suggests of a walk in the Hindu Kush. The main charators have absolutely no experience of this type of escapade which makes it interesting and by: A classic of travel writing, ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ is Eric Newby’s iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was , and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture/5(81).   A classic of travel writing, ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ is Eric Newby’s iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was , and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture.   A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush is a book of four parts, and the understated title refers only to the last one. These are: Newby’s life in the London fashion industry and his crash course in rock climbing in Snowdonia, where he and Carless were taught the rudiments of rope work by a pair of adventurous barmaids.

  A classic of travel writing, 'A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was , and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture.4/5(5K).   Here we reprint a passage from his classic book A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush. Ill-prepared and inexperienced, Newby and his friend Hugh Carless have endured a month of hardship during their Author: Guardian Staff. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newby, Eric. Short walk in the Hindu Kush. London: Harvill, , © (OCoLC) Document Type.   A classic of travel writing, ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ is Eric Newby’s iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was , and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture/5().

A classic of travel writing, A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was , and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture/5().   A classic of travel writing, ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth. It was , and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in Reviews: Get this from a library! A short walk in the Hindu Kush. [Eric Newby] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush is a book by the English travel writer Eric Newby. It is an autobiographical account of his adventures in the Hindu Kush, around the Nuristan mountains of Afghanistan, ostensibly to make the first mountaineering ascent of Mir Samir. Critics have found it comic, intensely English, and : Eric Newby.