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On the world"s roof

Oxley, James Macdonald, 1855-1907.

On the world"s roof

by Oxley, James Macdonald, 1855-1907.

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Published by James Nisbet in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

6

Statementby J. MacDonald Oxley ; illustrations by Chas. Whymper.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 271 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22098453M

Book Review of: The Body on the Roof Two early morning joggers did not expect to see the body on the roof. A murder-mystery, suspense novel by Kevin Creager, The Body on the Roof is a convoluted who-done-it set in small-town Summerfield, Ohio, a small Midwestern town with Midwestern values.   The Hotel on the Roof of the World in Lhasa is a really good read. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. TS. out of 5 stars A room with a view back in time. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 June Verified Purchase. An excellent account of Alec Le Sueur's five years in Tibet. It details his Reviews:

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  1. Chicago had to beat out a number of other cities to get the fair. In the late s, Chicago, St. Louis, New York and Washington, D.C. all submitted bids to . PETER HOPKIRK is the author of Like Hidden Fire: The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire, Trespassers on the Roof of the World: The Race for Lhasa, and two other books. A staff writer for the Times of London for nineteen years, five as its chief reporter, he is a Middle and Far East specialist.


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