A Short Walk Through the Hindu Kush

Eric Newby

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush is a 1958 book by the English travel writer Eric Newby. It is an autobiographical account of his adventures in the Hindu Kush, around the Nuristan mountains of Afghanistan, ostensibly to make the first mountaineering ascent of Mir Samir. Critics have found it comic, intensely English, and understated. It has sold over 500,000 copies in paperback.

status Copy #1 (7453): in
genre Adventure » Travel Stories
publisher Pan Books
publish date 1958
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