Felice Benuzzi

Felice Benuzzi was an Italian mountaineer, author, and diplomat, best known for his book 'No Picnic on Mount Kenya,' which recounts his daring escape from a British POW camp in Kenya during World War II to climb Mount Kenya.


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  1. 1. No Picnic on Mount Kenya

    This book is a true story about three Italian prisoners of war in British East Africa during World War II who escape from their POW camp to climb Mount Kenya, Africa's second highest mountain. The narrative is not only about their audacious adventure, but also about the power of the human spirit, camaraderie, and the freedom of the wild. After their climb, they voluntarily return to their POW camp, where they are punished but also celebrated for their incredible feat.

    The 5919th Greatest Book of All Time