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  • Ascent

  • By: Sir Chris Bonington
  • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

Hear Sir Chris Bonington's extraordinary story, read by Gordon Griffin. His memoir, Ascent, charts not only his many triumphs in the climbing world - such as the Eiger and the Himalayas - but also the struggles he has faced in his life bringing up a family and maintaining a successful and loving marriage over the decades of travelling the world to conquer mountains.

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  • Ascent

  • By Anonymous User on 04-12-17

Life lived to the extreme!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-11-18

Very much enjoyed reading - fascinating life full of extreme challenges, successes, failures & tragedies. Extraordinary person's life story honestly told.