The Rose of Tibet

Lionel Davidson
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ISBN 9780571326822 Format Paperback
Published 03/03/2016 Length 384 pages

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From the bestselling author of Kolymsky Heights

'I devoured it.' Anthony Horowitz

With an introduction by Anthony Horowitz

A filmmaker is reported dead near Mount Everest. His brother, Charles Houston, is convinced he's alive and is determined to find him. It's a dangerous expedition. He travels from India to the forbidden land of Tibet. In the Yamdring monastery, he discovers an emerald treasure guarded by a woman with a deadly secret. But the Chinese army is coming...

'I hadn't realised how much I had missed the genuine adventure story until I read The Rose of Tibet.' Graham Greene

'Thrilling . . . a perilous journey across Tibet in search of a missing brother.' Jake Kerridge, Telegraph

  • About Lionel Davidson

    Lionel Davidson was born in 1922 in Hull, Yorkshire. He left school early and worked as a reporter before serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. His first novel, The Night of Wenceslas, was published in 1960 to great critical acclaim and drew comparisons to Graham Greene and John le Carré. It was followed by The Rose of Tibet (1962), A Long Way to Shiloh (1966) and The Chelsea Murders (1978). He has thrice been the recipient of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award and, in 2001, was awarded the CWA's Cartier Diamond Dagger lifetime achievement award.

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