Escape from Kathmandu

by Kim Stanley Robinson
Release date: 1989
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, short stories

A laugh-out-loud romp through the Himalayas from the worldwide bestselling author of the Mars series.

The Great Mysteries of Nepal are in danger of being uncovered and destroyed: George and Fred are hanging out in Nepal, trekking, climbing and generally having a good time. Before long they find themselves caught up in some weird schemes: rescuing a real, live yeti from a bunch of deranged scientists; scaling Mount Everest; saving the mystical city of Shangri-La and the extraordinary Kingdom Underground. On the way they're chased by the US Secret Service, join forces with a 431-year-old Tibetan and almost start World War III...

Contents:

  • Escape from Kathmandu
  • Mother Goddess of the World
  • The True Nature of Shangri-La
  • The Kingdom Underground
updated 2010-09-07

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