The Pulse of Danger
First UK edition
William Morrow (US)
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.
- Chis Wordsworth, 'Airy battlements' The Guardian (1959-2003) [London (UK)] 04 Mar 1966: 9
- Jon Cleary Interviewed by Stephen Vagg: Oral History at National Film and Sound Archive