The Sound of Gravity: A Novel

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A thrilling new novel from the author of the mountaineering classic Touching the Void

As her hand slips from his grip, Patrick's life is shattered, forever changed. Trapped high on a mountain face during the worst storm in living memory, a young man is forced to fight the brutal winter for his life—moments after his beloved wife is swept away forever across the ice. Haunted by grief and guilt, Patrick keeps vigil on the mountain for 25 years, in the hope that one day it will release his devastating secret.

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Joe Simpson is the author of Touching the Void, which won the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature, and was made into a documentary 15 years after it was published. His later books include The Beckoning Silence and This Game of Ghosts.

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"Another gripping mountaineering epic, but also much more than that, a fine, poetically written meditation on love, loss and redemption."  —Daily Mail

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