A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
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ISBN10: 0864426046 ISBN13: 9780864426048 Publisher: Lonely Planet Published: Sep 1 1998 Pages: 260 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Eric Newby was a complete novice at mountaineering when a friend persuaded him to quit his job and head for the Hindu Kush in 1956. Their journey took them from London to the wilds of Afghanistan in what has become a travel literature classic.