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Trespassers on the Roof of the World: The Race for Lhasa by [Peter Hopkirk]

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Peter Hopkirk travelled widely in the regions where his six books are set: Central Asia, the Caucasus, China, Russia, India and Pakistan, Iran, and Eastern Turkey. He worked as an ITN reporter, the New York correspondent of the old Daily Express, and - for twenty years - on The Times. No stranger to misadventure, he was twice held in secret police cells and has was also hijacked by Arab terrorists. His works have been translated into many languages. All six of his books are available from John Murray: THE GREAT GAME, ON SECRET SERVICE EAST OF CONSTANTINOPLE, SETTING THE EAST ABLAZE, TRESPASSERS ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD, FOREIGN DEVILS ON THE SILK ROAD and QUEST FOR KIM. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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'A marvellous book, well researched and beautifully written - a treat for armchair explorers everywhere'

'As vivid and gripping as a John Buchan novel' --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • File Size : 2265 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 174 pages
  • Publisher : John Murray (15 March 2012)
  • ASIN : B0074OKE38
  • Language: : English
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very readable, and providing an excellent insight all European ventures into Tibet, up to the 1950's
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4.0 out of 5 stars The race for Llasa.
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