Peter Hopkirk’s Great Game

September 6 2013

Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese Central Asia, OUP, 1980, on early European explorations of the Taklamakan Desert

Trespassers on the Roof of the World: The Secret Exploration of Tibet, OUP, 1982

Setting the East Ablaze: Lenin’s Dream of an Empire in Asia, OUP, 1984

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia, OUP, 1990

On Secret Service East of Constantinople: The Great Game and the Great War, OUP, 1994, on plots by the Germans to raise Central Asia against the British during the First World War

Quest for Kim: In Search of Kipling’s Great Game, OUP, 1996, travelogue about the locations of Kipling’s novel

Link to UK Kindle editions of all six.

Peter Hopkirk.

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