Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest (Travel Literature)

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Combining travel writing with an insight of the social and environmental problems caused by climbers, Douglas examines a region that is struggling to develop and change. It is the story of resourceful and cultured people finding a balance between the new and the old, who rely on the work Everest provides.

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Ed Douglas is a writer and journalist with a passion for the wilder corners of the natural world. A former editor of the Alpine Journal, Ed is an enthusiastic amateur climber and mountain traveller with a particular interest in the Himalayas. His books include Tenzing: Hero of Everest, the first full-length biography of the first man, with Sir Edmund Hillary, to climb Everest.

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Ed Douglas has been climbing for many years from Alaska to West Africa to the Himalayas. He writes regularly for The Guardian on mountains and mountaineering and is associate Editor of Climber magazine.

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