Chadis & Windus London 1988
Paperback pages 70
6 x 9 inches
No Map Could Show Them
The poems of Helen Mort's second collection offers an unforgettable perspective on the heights we scale and the distances we run, the routes we follow, and the paths we make for ourselves through time.
Here are the odes to the women who dared to break new ground from Miss Jemima Morrell, a young Victorian woman from Yorkshire who hiked the Swiss Peaks in her skirts and petticoats, to the modern British mountaineer Alison Hargreaves, who died descending the summit of K2.