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  1. says:

    For reasons associated with but not limited to having no friends I arrived one night alone and at very short notice in Kathmandu The prehistoric taxi from the airport was assembled from many previously fossilised taxis and after only a few hundred exhilarating yards violently disassembled on unsurprisingly crashing into what I assumed was the target motorcycle The ensuing melee moved almost seamlessly into my trek on f

  2. says:

    This book is a gem It’s a spoof on every mountaineering expedition book or documentary you’ve ever read or watched There are so many uotable absurdities that I wouldn’t know where to start and the illustrations are just as much fun as the book It’s always funny sometimes even laugh out loud funny which isn’t s

  3. says:

    The second funniest work of fiction I have ever read It's a good example of British surrealism The British never really regarded surrealism as

  4. says:

    The Ascent of Rum Doodle is a parody on mountaineers and as with all parodies there are people who love them and others who really don't see anything in them I'm a bit in the middle of these two The writing was over the to

  5. says:

    This book is a well known parody on mountaineering stories written about a fictional mountain named Rum Doodle altitude 40000 and a half feet around one third again as high as Everest Set in the Himalaya in a land that is not Nepal but very li

  6. says:

    I have to be really honest about this book I couldn't enjoy it To be honest Bowman's style of writing it is rea

  7. says:

    Absolutely hilarious giggled like a schoolgirl all the way through I'm off to meditate on the responsibilities of leadership

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    The Ascent of Rum Doodle is a jaunty parody of inept mountaineers who couldn’t organise a raffle at a village fete let alone master the 40000 and a half ft climb to the peak of ‘Rum Doodle’These ‘professionals’ have the most ironic surnames like Burley who was was anything but as he was out of sorts after failing to acclimatise to any step of their journey the team’s medical assistance was provided by a Dr Pr

  9. says:

    An overlooked classic Read it in a single sitting Extremely silly in a good way and often funny enough to bring tears

  10. says:

    As someone who has paged through the expedition diaries of than one Victorian explorer I found a lot to like about The Ascent of Rum Doodle a satire of those very types of people and their writing But even if you haven’t has the pleasure of reading much in that genre you may still find something to like withinLed by Binder a man desperate to be the type of leader he’s read about but lacking any insight into himself and others and trying

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The Ascent of Rum Doodle

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Lman and his 1937 account of the Nandi Devi expedition The book's central and unforgettable character Binder is one of the finest creations in comic literatur Absolutely hilarious giggled like a schoolgirl all the way through I m off to meditate on the responsibilities of leadership

review ä PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ð W.E. Bowman

000 and a half foot peak many thought it inspired by the 1953 conuest of Everest But Bowman had drawn on the flavour and tone of earlier adventures of Bill Ti The Ascent of Rum Doodle is a parody on mountaineers and as with all parodies there are people who love them and others who really don t see anything in them I m a bit in the middle of these two The writing was over the top and there were lots of funny paragraphs I just didn t laugh as much as I had hoped My expectations were very high especially because Bill Bryson in the foreword calls this the funniest book he ever read It is funny just not as funny as I thought Sometimes it was also trying a bit too hard to ma

  • Paperback
  • 192
  • The Ascent of Rum Doodle
  • W.E. Bowman
  • English
  • 10 March 2018
  • 9780712668088