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The ascent of Rum Doodle (New ed.)

By: Bowman, W. E. Bryson, Bill(Introduction by)

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0099530384 / 9780099530381
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20 cm 192 p. : ill.
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Reprint. This ed. originally published: London, Pimlico, 2001.

An English comic novel about a World War II expedition to a Himalayan peak. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BILL BRYSONAn outrageously funny spoof about the ascent of a 40,000-and-a-half-foot peak, The Ascent of Rum Doodle has been a cult favourite since its publication in 1956.

Led by the reliably under-insightful Binder, a team of seven British men -- including Dr Prone (constantly ill), Jungle the route finder (constantly lost), Constant the diplomat (constantly arguing) -- and 3,000 Yogistani porters sets out to conquer the highest peak in the Himalayas.


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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