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Recent reviews of James Crowden’s books

The Frozen River – Marshwood Vale Magazine

The story of how Somerset author and poet, James Crowden, travelled up the Frozen River in the Northern Himalaya is the subject of a new book. Robert Twigger has travelled…

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Dorje Tsering leads walkers across the icy river

How a West Country boy lived to tell tale of icy adventure – Western Daily Press

He sought silence, solitude and a tremendous challenge in the winter snows of the high Himalaya and now poet James Crowden draws us into that life-changing world in his terrific…

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Ice breaking up

How a Dartmoor-born boy tackled an icy mountain challenge – Western Morning News

An adventure that was undertaken by a man of the Westcountry on the other side of the world has Martin Hesp enthralled. John Buchan of 39 Steps fame once wrote…

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Mark Cocker on The Frozen River

"I have seldom read a travel book where the narrator is so absent. Instead, he acts as a transparent lens that gathers all that fierce Zanskari winter light and illuminates…

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