The Pulse of Danger

The Pulse of Danger is a 1966 novel written by Australian author Jon Cleary. It is set in Bhutan with the background of the Sino-Indian War. A small group of Western botanists have just finished an expedition and are returning to India where they encounter an Indian officer who has a captured Chinese general. They are pursued by Chinese forces.[1]

The Pulse of Danger
First UK edition
AuthorJon Cleary
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
PublisherCollins (UK)
William Morrow (US)
Publication date
1966

Cleary visited the region as part of his research. Film rights were bought by Sydney Box but no movie was made.[2]

References

  1. Chis Wordsworth, 'Airy battlements' The Guardian (1959-2003) [London (UK)] 04 Mar 1966: 9
  2. Jon Cleary Interviewed by Stephen Vagg: Oral History at National Film and Sound Archive
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