By Alexandra David-Neel. 5.5" x 8.25", 133 pages, paperback. A unique look at reincarnation and eternal life in a region that had not yet been touched by the modern world. Alexandra David-Neel, one of the first Western women to see the forbidden city of Lhasa, Tibet, examines here the various Eastern concepts concerning life after death. Contrary to Western belief, which sees the human being as composed of a mortal body and an immortal soul.