" Allende again proves her talent for evoking exotic landscapes, spinning tall stories and weaving seductive magic " Sunday Times. Alex Cold, his friend Nadia and his journalist grandmother Kate journey to report on the Kingdom of the Golden Dragon, a hidden land high in the Himalayas, for International Geographic. Governed by a king who values ecology above all else, the kingdom has remained untouched by the modern world for generations. But its peaceful, spiritual lifestyle is under threat. 'The Collector', a rich westerner, is plotting to steal the kingdom's greatest treasure : the Golden Dragon, a valuable statue that can foretell the future... Full of the imagination and wonder that has made Isabel Allende one of the world's best-selling authors, the Kingdom of the Golden Dragon is an enthralling work of fiction that will delight the thousands of readers who bought and loves City of the Beasts.