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Book review: A Mountain Before Breakfast by Alan Rowan

A Mountain Before Breakfast
By Alan Rowan

Alan Rowan climbs mountains by night. His first book, Moonwalker, was all about his quest to climb the Munros despite a packed schedule as a sports journalist. The only time he could find for hillwalking was after work, so he cut his teeth on the Scottish mountains after dark.

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Book spotlight: Travelled Far by Keith Foskett

Travelled Far
by Keith Foskett

Keith Foskett has just released Travelled Far, a new collection of hiking tales from the rolling South Downs to the heat of the Camino de Santiago, and pretty much everywhere else in between.

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The Making of Mickey Bell by Kellan MacInnes โ€“ Book Review

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The Making of Mickey Bell
by Kellan MacInnes

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Icefall by Alex Staniforth โ€“ book review

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Icefall
by Alex Staniforth

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Book review and interview: Minigrooves by Riccardo Mori

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 ย This article was originally published on pinnacleeditorial.co.uk. Since I have merged that domain with alexroddie.com, I am gradually republishing significant articles from the Pinnacle Blog.ย  

In 2014, I reviewed an innovative serialised novel called Low Fidelity. In my review I concluded that ‘The overall result is startlingly immediate, rhythmic prose that plunges the reader directly into the story without hand-holding or unnecessary decoration.’ย Today I’d like to introduce you to another bookย that fits thisย description:ย Minigrooves Volume 1,ย an anthology of short stories.

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