Trespassers on the Roof of the World
Publish date: February 1st 1990
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
I really enjoyed this collection of tales of the first non-asians to enter Tibet. Many published their own accounts later, but this was an excellent summary, and had the pacing of a thriller at times. It took me only seven days to read it in my few off hours.With two major libraries near me, only on...
A brief history of Tibet where the original Gods descended by ropes from the sky and skittled back up to heaven as and when the notion appealed to them, however one of the ropes became severed and that is where the race of Tibetans originates.A thousand years later Buddhism hits, that bastardised fo...
This author is an outstanding historian and an excellent storyteller. His great strength is in sharing the history without including the boring details that only serious historians find interesting. The book starts with an explanation of why the Tibetans historically guarded their borders and the ho...
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