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Trespassers on the Roof of the World - Hopkirk, Peter
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Hidden behind the Himalayas and ruled over by a God-king, Tibet has always cast a powerful spell over travellers form the West. In this remarkable, and ultimately tragic narrative, Peter Hopkirk recounts the forcible opening up of this medieval land during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the extraordinary race between agents, soldiers, missionaries, mountaineers, explorers, and mystics from nine different countries to reach Lhasa, Tibet's sacred capital. His story concludes with the ultimate act of trespass - ...

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Trespassers on the Roof of the World 1983, Oxford Paperbacks, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192851321

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Trespassers on the Roof of the World 1982, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719539381

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