The golden age of adventure stories returns with this splendidly designed, action-packed, globe-trotting tale that combines the bravura storytelling of Kipling with the irresistible style ofThe Adventures of Tintin.
Behind the staid public rooms of an old world gentlemen's club operates a more mysterious organization: The Explorers Guild, a clandestine group of adventurers who bravely journey to those places in which light gives way to shadow and reason is usurped by myth. The secrets they seek are hidden in mountain ranges and lost in deserts, buried in the ocean floor and lodged deep in polar ice. The aim of The Explorers Guild: to discover the mysteries that lie beyond the boundaries of the known world.
Set against the backdrop of World War I, with Western Civilization on the edge of calamity, the first installment inThe Explorers Guild series, A Passage to Shambhala, concerns the Guild's quest to find the golden city of Buddhist myth. The search will take them from the Polar North to the Mongolian deserts, through the underground canals of Asia to deep inside the Himalayas, before the fabled city finally divulges its secrets and the globe-spanning journey plays out to its startling conclusion.
The Explorers Guild is a rare publishing opportunity, powered by the creative passion of one of the world's true storytelling masters, Kevin Costner.
"A paean to old-fashioned tales of dashing, daredevilish derring-do."
"With its colorful cast, exotic locales, and intertwined fates, the book slowly addicts. A rousing throwback whose spinning plates never stop, even at the end."--Kirkus
"The Explorers Guild is a rare publishing opportunity, powered by the creative passion of one of the world's true storytelling masters, Kevin Costner."
Number Of Pages: 784
Published: 1st November 2015
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 16.0 x 4.2
Weight (kg): 0.95