A 1920s Himalayan adventure story.
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"Wonderful. Rum Doodle does for mountaineering what Three Men in a Boat did for Thames-going or Catch-22 did for the Second World War. It is simply an account of the leader of an expedition up Rum Doodle, a 40,000 and a half foot peak in the Himalayas, in the same way that Scoop is simply a tale about newsgathering in Africa. The tone is nearer to Pooter than anyone else I can think of, but the flavour is all W.E. Bowman's own." ( Sunday Times)
"I just love this book. Everything about it is nearly perfect... hugely enjoyable and brilliantly sustained." ( From the introduction by Bill Bryson)
"Exceedingly funny... as if the hero of Diary of a Nobody had, in a mood of abandon, turned to mountaineering." ( Dublin Magazine)
"it is an epic. It is Homeric. It is inspiring. It is very, very funny... Read it and be moved." ( Books of the Month)
A new edition of W.E. Bowman's hilarious spoof, with a new introduction by Bill Bryson.
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Book Description Arrow Books Ltd, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99317702