Brian Forte

Brian Forte is a freelance writer living in Adelaide.

Brian Forte reviews 'Blood on the Lotus' by Lincoln Hall

November 1990, no. 126 01 November 1990
Brian Forte reviews 'Blood on the Lotus' by Lincoln Hall
Set mostly in north-western Nepal during the early 1970s, Blood on the Lotus is a fictionalised account of the events leading up and consequent to the CIA’s withdrawal of support for the Kamphas, the Tibetan guerrilla army fighting the occupying Chinese. The story revolves around three characters: Harry Roberts, a climber whose best friend has been killed on their latest (and illegal) climb, Ka ... (read more)