Now available in B format, the highly acclaimed story of Claire Scobie's journeys in modern Tibet.
Claire Scobie studied History at Cambridge, where she won an award as Best Features Journalist for the student newspaper. On graduating she worked for the Saturday Telegraph Magazine for three years and won the Catherine Pakenham Award as Best Young Journalist of the Year. Since then she has written for numerous publications including the Daily Telegraph, The Observer, Scotsman on Sunday, The Age, The Bulletin and The South China Morning Post. She has been living in Australia since 2001 but travels widely.
Stylish, elegant prose in this absorbing and rewarding account *
A rich, profound and deeply moving book...gripping * Time Out *
A love letter to friendship * Sydney Morning Herald *
Required reading... laced with gentle humour and great affection * Sunday Telegraph *
Truly wonderful...not only a deeply moving and inspiring account of a friendship but also an enthralling insight into a vanishing world * Mick Brown, author of The Spiritual Tourist *