9 Months in Tibet


Rupert Wolfe Murray

with an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith

Category: Travel Memoir
ISBN: 978-1-910895-03-0
Format: Paperback
Price: £12.99
Pages: 380
Release Date: August 2016

9 Months in Tibet is about overcoming the fear of travelling alone, getting a job in Lhasa, riding a horse through Eastern Tibet, falling in love with Italian women, witnessing a violent protest between Buddhist monks and the Chinese police, and getting expelled from the country for not helping the police with their enquiries.

“A fascinating and thoroughly engrossing tale” – Alexander McCall Smith

“A highly unlikely but irresistible combination of Robert Byron and Hunter S. Thompson.” – Charles Ramble, Sorbonne, Paris

Online reviews: The Scotland Herald | The Press and Journal | Reviewsphere


About the author

Rupert Wolfe Murray is an author and journalist who lived in Tibet in the 1980s. He has renovated orphanages in Romania and worked for aid agencies in Bosnia and Kosovo. He currently contributes to The Huffington Post, and has been published in Time Magazine, The Economist, The Guardian and The Scotsman9 Months in Tibet is his first novel with Scotland Street Press.

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