Author:I. Allan Sealy


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The Everest Hotel: A Calendar

By: I. Allan Sealy

Price: $7.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, IndiaInk/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108492

ISBN: 8186939016

Condition: New

In the small town of Drummondganj, under the shadow of the Himalayas, stands the Everest, once an exclusive hotel now a home for the unwanted run by a small community of nuns. The owner, Jed, sometime mountaineer and flower-hunter, ninety but still smouldering, lives on the roof from where he looks out across the cemetery at his beloved snows. Obsessed with writing the Drummondganj Book of the Dead, he sees no visitors except his neighbour and disciple, the footloose bodybuilder Brij. The arrival of Ritu, a young botanizing nun assigned to look after Jed, skews matters both on the roof and in ... View more info