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The Game Goes On (defect)
Jim Eyre's classic autobiography, part two, taking him from the caving expeditions of the 1960s through trials and tribulations to India in the 2000s. In it, Jim produced another masterpiece by turn both solemn and outrageously funny.
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The Game Goes On
Defective copy at a reduced price
This single copy has a manufacturing defect, where the lamination is wrinkled for about 4 cm on the spine, and is offered for UK delivery only at a reduced price
From the cover
Jim Eyre has led a varied life, from his painting and decorating business to travelling this world in search of adventure. His quest has never failed, with escapades galore and always a gritty, underlying determination to find new caves and, as part of his time spent with the Yorkshire-based Cave Rescue Organisation, to help to rescue anyone unfortunate enough to experience an accident underground.
A highly accomplished cartoonist and raconteur, Jim presented the first half of his autobiography as It's Only a Game. The book drew great acclaim and now, in The Game Goes On, he picks up his story in the 1960s. And if you thought Jim had accomplished a lot in the first part of his life, you haven't read anything yet!
This is not only an exploration of the natural world beneath our feet, but a study of humour and pathos by a master storyteller. Here are tales of life and death, of pleasures and discomfort and the sheer, unadulterated joy of discovery, told with relish and no holds barred. Read of trips to Iran and Mexico, Greece and Spain; of desperate attempts to descend the world's deepest cave and the satisfaction of extending those in the Dales.The Game Goes On is a captivating tale of the best and worst that the world can throw at one man, but which still finds him laughing at fate and you chuckling alongside.
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For the companion title: IT'S ONLY A GAME
To purchase both books with a considerable saving: The Jim Eyre Set
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- 17.5cm x 24.5cm
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- 160 b&w cartoons and photographs
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- Manufacturing defect: lamination is wrinkled for about 4cm on the spine, hence reduced price
- Laminated cover
- Jim Eyre
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