11-year-old Tenzin lives in one of the world’s most intriguing countries, Tibet, the ‘Roof of the World’. Suddenly Tenzin’s life changes when his older brother Pasang persuades their mother to allow them to attempt an escape from Tibet, a quest for freedom from Chinese repression. This emotional story traces the desperate challenges, hardships and setbacks on their remarkable journey to climb over the Himalayas.
‘Escape From Tibet’ is an astonishing true record of endurance, of the triumph of the human spirit, told as a real-life adventure story. The book is illustrated with 50 colour photographs, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written a special Foreword. To see a sample and purchase your copy, please click here.
“Gripping…the tension and excitement unresolved until the final pages. ” - Mary Craig, author of ‘Tears of Blood: A Cry for Tibet’ & ‘Kundun’.
“This story of two brothers escaping from Tibet and the hardships they endured describes the common experience of many Tibetans who over the years like them fled into exile. ” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama.