Reissued in paperback, a thriller about a man who goes to Tibet to search for his missing brother. He arrives at a monastery and finds himself caught up in the struggle between the abbess, a she-devil in her 18th incarnation, and the invaders of her kingdom. From the author of THE NIGHT OF WENCESLAS.
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A thrilling account of how Charles Houston, a failed painter forced to become an art teacher, makes a perilous journey across Tibet in search of his missing brother. (Jake Kerridge Telegraph)
This tale of a quest for treasure from India to Tibet should ... have been a Harrison Ford film. (Christopher Fowler Independent)
Like all accounts of wild and dangerous encounters with extreme cold, pain and fear, it intensifies the comfort and cosiness of an armchair in a warm, softly-lit room in a peaceful and ordered land ... An astonishing work of imagination. (Peter Hitchens)
Is Lionel Davidson today's Rider Haggard? His novel has all the excitement of She and King Solomon's Mines. (Daphne du Maurier)
A first-class piece of storytelling, well-plotted, convincing, suspenseful. ( Sunday Telegraph)
From the bestselling author of Kolymsky Heights.
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