Year Of The Tiger - Jack HigginsPenguin, 1996, Paperback ..
Condition: Very good. Spine creased.
A riveting story of physical and psychological endurance set in the untamed mountains of Tibet and its glorious monasteries and villages. Paul Chavasse, a British agent, is inserted into Tibet in 1961 on an undercover mission to rescue a leading Western scientist with vital knowledge from the hands of the occupying Chinese forces. Captured by the Chinese, he is put through a gruelling battle of wits and wills by the debonair Chinese commander, until he sees his chance to escape. But in 1995 the past catches up with him….