Joe Simpson is the author of several bestselling books, of which the first, Touching the Void, won both the NCR Award and the Boardman Tasker Award.
Joe Simpson is the author of several bestselling books, of which the first, Touching the Void, won both the NCR Award and the Boardman Tasker Award. His later books are This Game of Ghosts, Storms of Silence, Dark Shadows Falling, The Beckoning Silence and a novel, The Water People. Start reading Touching the Void on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.
An awful weariness washed through me, and with it a fervent hope that this endless hanging would soon be over. There was no need for the torture. I wanted with all my heart for it to finish. jolted down a few inches. How long will you be, Simon? I thought. How long before you join me? It would be soon. I could feel the rope tremble again; wire-tight, it told me the truth as well as any phone call. Pity! I hope somebody finds us, and knows we climbed the West Face. I don’t want to disappear without trace
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Touching the Void book. He and his climbing partner, Simon, reached the summit of the remote Siula Grande in June 1985. A few days later, Simon staggered into Base Camp, exhausted and frost-bitten, with news that that Joe was dead. More Author Information. Beyond the Book" backstories. Find books by time period, setting & theme.
Touching the Void - is a book by Joe Simpson recounting the true story of Simpson s and Simon Yates disastrous and near fatal climb of the 6,344 metre (20,813 foot) Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. The book won the 1989 NCR Book Award. Touching the Void - La Mort suspendue La Mort suspendue est un drame britannique réalisé en 2003 par Kevin Macdonald.
Touching the Void Hardcover – 7 October 2009. by Joe Simpson (Author). -"The Times (London)"Simpson touches a nerve of the mountaineering community and the hearts of others.
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We’re in a pub in the late eighties at the wake for climber Joe Simpson, but his stroppy sister Sarah (Fiona Hampton) isn’t so much upset as furious
Tom Morris’ production is, in every sense of the phrase, a truly remarkable suspension of disbelief. We’re in a pub in the late eighties at the wake for climber Joe Simpson, but his stroppy sister Sarah (Fiona Hampton) isn’t so much upset as furious. As opening gambits go, it’s arresting, not least because as the vast majority of audiences will know, the bit about him dying is flagrantly untrue.