The Rose of Tibet

Author(s): Lionel Davidson

Crime

From the bestselling author of Kolymsky Heights'I devoured it.' Anthony HorowitzWith an introduction by Anthony HorowitzA 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


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From the bestselling author of Kolymsky Heights.

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 the Second World War. His first novel, The Night of Wenceslas, was published in 1960 to great critical acclaim and drew comparisons to Graham Greene and John le Carre. It was followed by The Rose of Tibet (1962), A Long Way to Shiloh (1966), The Chelsea Murders (1978) and Kolymsky Heights (1994). He was thrice the recipient of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award and, in 2001, was awarded the CWA's Cartier Diamond Dagger lifetime achievement award. He died in 2009.

General Fields

  • : 9780571326822
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : February 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lionel Davidson
  • : Paperback
  • : Main
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : 384