To a Mountain in Tibet
Colin Thubron is the intrepid, resourceful and immensely talented writer who has made a career out of going to out of the way places and then writing brilliantly about them. Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book WorldÂ Thanks to Thubron, we encounter a world which, in its beauty and awe, exceeds our imagination." Ryszard Kapuscinski, author of Shah of Shahs and ImperiumNew York Times bestselling author Colin Thubron returns with a moving, intimate, and exquisitely crafted travel memoir recounting his pilgrimage to the Hindu and Buddhist holy mountain of Kailas whose peak represents the most sacred place on Earth to roughly a quarter the global population. With echoes of Peter Matthiessen s The Snow Leopard, Peter Hessler s Country Driving, and Paul Theoroux s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Thubron s follow up to his bestselling Shadow of the Silk Road will illuminate, interest, and inspire anyone interested in traveling the world or journeying into the soul.