Caravan to Tibet

Caravan to Tibet In The Last Years Of The Nineteenth Century, A Caravan Of Traders Sets Off From The High Hills Of Kumaon, India, For Tibet They Traverse Dangerous Passes And Brave Blinding Snowstorms, In Order To Carry On Their Traditional Trade In The Tibetan Markets Among Them Is Fourteen Year Old Debu S Father Many Days Later, When The Caravan Returns, Debu Is Heartbroken To Learn That His Father Was Lost In One Of The Treacherous Passes Somehow He Cannot Believe It, And When A Tibetan Trader Turns Up In The Local Market Wearing An Amulet Remarkably Similar To His Father S, He Is Convinced That His Father Is Alive, Somewhere In Tibet Debu Joins The Next Caravan To Tibet To Look For His Father, Little Knowing He Is Setting Out On The Most Perilous, Yet Most Exciting Journey Of His Life The Adventures Follow Thick And Fast A Forced Stay In A Monastery With A Young Lama Who Takes A Fancy To Him His Capture By A Band Of Bandits Led By The Cruel, Mysterious Nangbo Gifted With Magical Powers A Stay In The Goldfields Of Thok Jalong And Finally Ending With A Heart Pounding, Breathtaking Horse Race

When I was a young girl, growing up in a town where there were only two streets, I never thought I d become a writer But I was an avid reader who kept winning prizes for writing And the time came when I found that I had lots to write about That my own life was as full of stories as those other people shared with me Also, that writing was a kind of therapy that gave meaning to my existence.

[PDF / Epub] ★ Caravan to Tibet By Deepa Agarwal –
  • Paperback
  • 171 pages
  • Caravan to Tibet
  • Deepa Agarwal
  • 27 October 2017
  • 9780143330127

10 thoughts on “Caravan to Tibet

  1. says:

    The original review of this book is posted on

  2. says:

    A desperate journey to a forbidden land, mysterious lamas, ferocious robber chiefs and a boy discovering an inner lode of strength that s what Caravan to Tibet is all about This coming of age story set in the nineteenth century Tibet teems with memorable characters and vividly depicts the unique culture of an adventurous tribe, the Shaukas, living on the Indo Tibetan border.This spellbinding biographical portrait of Debui excavates both a gripping story and a vivid account of the tribes of the Himalayas, Deepa Agarwal does a fabulous work of interwoving and creating a story out of the threads of geography, culture and teeming and lucid narrative ever since I have started reading Deepa Agarwal s books the first of which was You cannot have all the answers and other stories , I have become a fan of her writing travel accounts which somehow the story is but not at all exactly exhilarating like that is a critical subject and critical are it s retelling as the author has never gone there herself but has written it as per her relative s experience in those terrains as if you do not know the tale properly and cannot narrate it in a gripping way then the reader would not find it interesting.the best part of the book is its beauty in the simplicity of language and the complex and gripping narrative I felt that the beauty of the enchanting narration makes the book truly a masterpiece one cannot put down the book in the middle if you have started once.for the narration, it is just mind boggling the way she captures each character and emotions in her pen would leave you enthralled adding to that are the intense dialogues and the impact they create on your mind this book would leave a mark in your heart.the book is even very intensely researched for there is a lot of details about how these tribes in the snowy mountains lived, ate and how they maintained their culture the story shows different aspects of morality within it, there are hidden messages of courage, perseverance, patience, struggle and all qualities of a hero.the book totally is worth reading and if you have not read it, it is totally your huge loss overall the book is in simple words a masterpiece.a perfect tapestry of history and imagination not only children, each and everyone can relate to this story of this child, Debu.imaginative intrigue intense.I would recommend the book to all the history lovers and to children who love reading lovely and interesting children stories and I am sure they would love the gripping story.

  3. says:

    Yes, it is meant for kids and an easy read But one cannot miss the simplicity with which the writer brings out the innocence and the simple rituals of the simple folks of Tibetan and our cold places of Himachal.

  4. says:

    very cool book

  5. says:

    A beautiful story of a fourteen year old Debu who sets off across the high mountains passes from Kumaon to Tibet to search his father who got lost in a blizzard the year before The story is a roller coaster ride, a desperate journey of a boy in search of his father, meeting the mysterious lamas, encounter with the robbers, a horse race With captivating narrations, the story is woven beautifully with the threads of culture, religions and geography The emotions and the struggles of the characters are heart touching The story intense and intriguing story the same time and yet written in a very simple and understandable language with gripping narratives With a beautiful cover and a thoughtful title, this book is a must read I will definitely recommend this book to everyone specially teenagers.

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