a story of about the first man standing on top of the world. a bit sad but you can really feel his determination and ambition throughout the whole story. a little different from this author's past stories. usually there are 2 characters interacting and affecting each other but not in this one. this is wholly dedicated to him, george leigh mallory....Continua
I'm a huge fan of Jeffrey Archer so I picked up this book as a matter of course. It was definitely up to his usual standards and told a previously unknown story (to me at least) in an extremely compelling way.
It is a great story for a man who chase his dream to the end, and unfortunately paid the ultimate price.
Even if in fact Mallory did not reach his goddess after all, this story did do him justice.
Though the author has dutifully thrown in the scenes from the battlefield as well as the romance, certainly this is not the best work of Jeffery Archer. The biggest reward from reading this historic story is to know what human had achieved back almost 100 years ago....Continua