with an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith
Category: Travel Memoir
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
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 Scotsman.
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