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As soon as I was settled she returned to her kill . Here in this unpeopled night world , the mountains were hers , the eternal desolation of rock and snow investing her with an archaic permanence . Soon darkness engulfed us , and then ...
The car had a gasoline leak which filled the inside with fumes , and the tires were so worn that we soon had a flat . Then a wheel cracked . Although we had it welded at a village shop , we soon heard metal grinding on metal again .
From there we traced the edge of Yarkhun Valley , but a swift stream soon barred our way . The guides straddled their yaks , and crossed in belly - deep water , leaving the rest of us to fend for ourselves .
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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