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6 edition of No Picnic on Mount Kenya found in the catalog.

No Picnic on Mount Kenya

A Daring Escape, A Perilous Climb

by Felice Benuzzi

  • 228 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Europe,
  • Kenya,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861524M
    ISBN 101592287247
    ISBN 109781592287246

      No Picnic on Mount Kenya by Felice Benuzzi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Italian Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benuzzi, Felice. No picnic on Mount Kenya. New York, Dutton.

      * The map is from No Picnic on Mount Kenya (Wikipedia).Three copies are currently available to borrow from the Internet Archive. The Wikipedia article on the book notes that "the French edition helped inspire Roland Truffaut's August expedition to Mt Kenya, described in From Kenya to Kilimanjaro (London, ), during which the home-made . Buy No Picnic on Mount Kenya 1st Edition by Felice Benuzzi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(74).

    Genre/Form: Personal narratives Personal narratives, Italian: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benuzzi, Felice. No picnic on Mount Kenya. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books. Felice became internationally famous following the publication in of his own book - No Picnic on Mount Kenya - which related how he and two other POWs escaped, climbed Africa's second highest mountain and then broke back into the prison to serve another three years. The first three editions of the book all came out while Felice was consul in Brisbane.


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Kenya” is a true story and a nonfiction text but is written like a novel would be. The narrator and author (Felice Benuzzi) writes and documents in diary entries what life is like in the English POW camps for the Italians, and then what the trek up Mount Kenya was like.4/5.

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In the shadow of Mount Kenya, surrounded by the forests and creatures of the savannah, life drags interminably for the inmates of P.O.W.

Camp Confined to an endless cycle of boredom and frustration, it is little wonder when one prisoner realises he can bear it no the clouds covering Mount Kenya part one morning to reveal its. InFelice Benuzzi and tow italian compatriots escaped from a British POW camp in equatorial East Africa with only one goal in mind - to climb the danerous seventeen-thousand-foot Mount Kenya.

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It contains the prison-yard bartering and candlelight stitching that mark a classic jailbreak yarn; the encounters with wild beasts in Mount Kenya's forest belt are as gripping, and the descriptions of sparkling glaciers as awe-inspiring, as any passage in the great exploration diaries of the early twentieth century."/5(77).

Here is the character map of the book ‘No Picnic on Mount Kenya’. No Picnic on Mount Kenya: The Story of Three P.O.W.s’ Escape to Adventure, by Felice Benuzzi is a mountaineering classic recounting the attempt of three escaped Italian prisoners of war to reach the summit of Mount Kenya. Felice Benuzzi, Author and Team Leader; Giuan, Second .