My Journey to Lhasa - Chapter VIII Summary & Analysis

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Chapter VIII Summary and Analysis

The final chapter of "My Journey to Lhasa" is very brief. Yongden and David-Neel leave the city heading toward the British-controlled region of Bhutan, to the southeast of Lhasa. Now that she is moving toward the border, she no longer assumes the disguise of a beggar, but that of a middle-class woman. They hire a servant and horses to carry their loads, including several books that David-Neel has obtained in Lhasa. She hunts for more books on their way to Gyantze, the town on the southern border of Tibet which is their destination.

They reach Gyantze where there is a British fort. The inhabitants are astonished at what they take to be a Tibetan woman speaking in English, and are no less astonished when she explains where she has been. David-Neel closes the book as she drifts off to...

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