The truth about the 1996 Everest disaster by one of its survivors
Married with two daughters, Graham Ratcliffe now divides his time between his homes in North Shields and the south-east of France. In 1998, he was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
[An] incredible story of high-adventure and of a very moving
personal journey * Outdoor Enthusiast *
Graham Ratcliffe has experienced triumph but also tragedy . . . and for the very first time tells of his remarkable journey * Daily Express *
A welcome addition to the history of mountaineering . . . an absorbing read -- Boardman Tasker Prize
I was completely engrossed . . . this is pretty serious stuff . . . the writing is forthright and precise and the book gallops along at a riveting pace . . it's a must read * The Climber, New Zealand Alpine Club *
Reads like a detective thriller . . . a book that pulls no punches and tells it how it was * SA Mountain Sport *