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New, revised edition of Dave Gill's gripping autobiography

David Rose

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The veteran explorer Dave Gill first published his autobiography, Journeys Beneath Earth, in February, but as early readers noticed, it was not properly proof-read and contained many typographical errors. Linda Wilson and Graham Mullan have kindly spent many hours working on a voluntary basis to clean it up, get it set in a much more attractive format, with a new - and in my view, much better - cover. The result is a book that every serious caver will want to own, an account of an extraordinary career spanning exploration from Derbyshire - accounts of early trips in Giants Hole will make your palms sweat - to New Guinea.

It's available from Amazon as an e-book and a paperback. We all owe thanks to Graham and Linda for a superb editing job on what will now become a classic text. Volume 2 is in the pipeline.