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Treachery in Tibet

Author: John Wilcox
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2015.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lord Curzon, the ambitious Viceroy of India decides to invade Tibet and recruits Simon Fonthill, veteran of so many of Queen Victoria's 'little wars, ' to lead 2,000 men over the ice-bound Himalayan passes to Lhasa. Fonthill sets out on another expedition with his wife Alice, reporting for The Morning Post, and his old comrade, 352 Jenkins. It is machine guns against muskets as the cruel brave monks fight on their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
War stories
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilcox
ISBN: 9780750541176 0750541172
OCLC Number: 918565878
Description: 389 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: John Wilcox.

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Lord Curzon, the ambitious Viceroy of India decides to invade Tibet and recruits Simon Fonthill, veteran of so many of Queen Victoria's 'little wars, ' to lead 2,000 men over the ice-bound Himalayan passes to Lhasa. Fonthill sets out on another expedition with his wife Alice, reporting for The Morning Post, and his old comrade, 352 Jenkins. It is machine guns against muskets as the cruel brave monks fight on their own terrain among the clouds opposing the invasion. When Alice is captured, treachery is revealed, and Fonthill and Jenkins must gallop to her aid in their most arduous and thrilling adventure.

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