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Kinabalu - The Haunted Mountain of Borneo: An Account of Ascent, its People, Flora and Fauna

Biography / Memoir

By: CM Enriquez (Author), Khoon Meng Wong (Introduction By)

95 pages, b/w photos, b/w maps

Opus Publications

Paperback | Sep 2008 | #177925 | ISBN-13: 9789833987252
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £15.99 $20/€18 approx

About this book

First published in 1927, Kinabalu: The Haunted Mountain of Borneo still enthralls readers with the exploits of early-day explorers of Kinabalu. This account follows Enrique's desire to scale the summit with his trusted companion Sau Nan and a small entourage. Enriquez's account of his expedition contains some of the most beautifully written passages that portray the starkness and beauty of Kinabalu. He notes that "Kinabalu is a sort of Mecca for naturalists" which still holds true today. An enjoyable read that captures the romance and excitement of discovery.

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