The Runner: Four Years Living and Running in the Wilderness

Markus Torgeby (Author)
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Description

'The most beautiful book I ever read.' - Rune Larsson, ultra-distance runner

Markus Torgeby was just 20 years old when he headed off into the remote Swedish forest to live as a recluse and dedicate himself to his one true passion: running. He lived in a tent in the wilderness, braving the harsh Swedish winters - for four years. This is his story. An international bestseller, this extraordinary book is a powerful exploration of running, resilience, loss, and self-discovery.

A talented long-distance runner in his teens, Markus Torgeby excelled in training, but often failed inexplicably in competition. Pressurised by his coach and consumed by the suffering of his MS-afflicted mother, he chose to do something that most of us only dream of: escape the modern world. In his stripped-back lifestyle in the woods, surviving with the bare minimum of supplies and enduring extreme cold, he found salvation and ultimately his true direction in life.

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date
14 November 2019
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781472974204
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