Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest

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Constable, 1997 - 226 pages
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Combining travel writing with an insight of the social and environmental problems caused by climbers, Douglas examines a region that is struggling to develop and change. It is the story of resourceful and cultured people finding a balance between the new and the old, who rely on the work Everest provides.

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Interest in Mount Everest (called Chomolungma, or "Goddess Mother of the World," by the locals) and the surrounding high mountains of Nepal has placed enormous strain on both the physical environment ... Read full review

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All Englishmen cannot be gentlemen
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