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After Everest is the memoir of the extraordinary T. Howard Somervell: surgeon, soldier, artist, musician, mountaineer and missionary.

Somervell is likely to be most sensible recognized for his participation within the earliest British quests to climb Mount Everest within the Twenties, together with the now mythical moment try in which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their approach to the height. In After Everest, Somervell supplies a desirable and distinct account of the expeditions, together with his personal then-record ascents at the mountain and culminating on that fateful day while Mallory and Irvine disappeared into the clouds and entered hiking lore forever.

This in itself will be adequate for one lifestyles and one publication, yet this tale encompasses quite a bit more.

In his transparent, available and conversational sort, Somervell tells of his idyllic early life and an upbringing based on energy of family members and religion. He recounts his love of mountaineering and his early adventures at the peaks of Britian and Europe. we're with him in the course of his provider as a military health care provider amidst the horrors of the trenches in the course of global struggle One. And we see his precise life’s labour operating in his later years as a clinical missionary one of the negative of Southern India.

After Everest is an event story, a historical past, and the tale of a lifestyles lived joyously and to the total. As Sir Francis Younghusband writes in his foreword, it really is “a testomony to that spirit of event with no which lifestyles will be a terrible factor and growth most unlikely. . . . i'm completely convinced that everybody who reads will probably be eager to climb mountains, paint images, make song, do all of the solid that it's in him to do, and, often, take pleasure in existence to the entire like Somervell.”

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Note: All writer proceeds from the sale of this ebook will visit the C.S.I. Kanyakumari scientific venture in Neyyoor, India, the place the writer labored for plenty of years.
Somervell may be most sensible identified for his participation within the earliest British quests to climb Mount Everest within the Nineteen Twenties, together with the now mythical moment try out within which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their approach to the height. In After Everest, Somervell supplies a desirable and distinct account of the expeditions, together with his personal then-record ascents at the mountain and culminating on that fateful day while Mallory and Irvine disappeared into the clouds and entered climbing lore forever.

This in itself will be sufficient for one lifestyles and one ebook, yet this tale encompasses loads more.

In his transparent, obtainable and conversational sort, Somervell tells of his idyllic early life and an upbringing based on power of family members and religion. He recounts his love of mountaineering and his early adventures at the peaks of Britian and Europe. we're with him in the course of his provider as a military general practitioner amidst the horrors of the trenches in the course of global warfare One. And we see his precise life’s labour operating in his later years as a scientific missionary one of the terrible of Southern India.

After Everest is an event story, a heritage, and the tale of a lifestyles lived joyously and to the total. As Sir Francis Younghusband writes in his foreword, it really is “a testomony to that spirit of event with no which lifestyles will be a negative factor and growth very unlikely. . . . i'm completely convinced that everybody who reads it is going to be desirous to climb mountains, paint photographs, make track, do the entire sturdy that it truly is in him to do, and, commonly, get pleasure from lifestyles to the total like Somervell.”

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Note: All writer proceeds from the sale of this e-book will visit the C.S.I. Kanyakumari scientific project in Neyyoor, India, the place the writer labored for lots of years.

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