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Book Review – Facing Up by Bear Grylls

Facing Up by Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls is regarded as one of the youngest Britons to climb Everest at the age of 23. Over the years since then, he has gone on to cross the North Atlantic in an open inflatable boat, led an expedition to one of the remotest unclimbed peaks in Antarctica and gone para-motoring over the Himalayas.

Facing Up: A remarkable journey to the summit of Mount Everest is his first book. Does it work? Let’s check it out.

The blurb goes like this:

At the age of twenty – three, Bear Grylls became the youngest Briton to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Having suffered a broken back only two years before in a freefall parachuting accident, he overcame incredible odds, not to mention great hardship and danger, to reach the top of the world’s highest mountain.

Facing Up is the story of his adventure, his courage and humour, his friendship and faith. 

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42 word fiction: Vertigo #AtoZChallenge

Fear of heights..

Fear of heights..

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“You make it a point to scale the tallest buildings in the world. But don’t you ever feel vertiginous?”

“I always had a fear of heights until the day I decided to climb a skyscraper. And then, there was no looking back.”

I am participating in the A to Z challenge in April  and the theme I have chosen is Micro-fiction

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