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Lost horizon : a novel /

Hilton's bestselling classic about a man who stumbles on the world's last great hope for peace: Shangri-LaHugh Conway saw humanity at its worst while fighting in the trenches of the First World War. Now, more than a decade later, Conway is a British diplomat serving in Afghanistan and facing war yet again-this time, a civil conflict forces him to flee the country by plane. When his plane crashes high in the Himalaya mountains, Conway and the other survivors are found by a mysterious guide and led to a breathtaking discovery: the hidden valley of Shangri-La. Kept secret from the world for more than two hundred years, Shangri-La is like paradise-a place whose inhabitants live for centuries amid the peace and harmony of the fertile valley. But when the leader of the Shangri-La monastery falls ill, Conway and the others must face the daunting prospect of returning home to a world about to be torn open by war. Thrilling and passionate, Lost Horizon is a masterpiece of modern fiction, and one of the most enduring books of the twentieth century.

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  • "Hilton's bestselling classic about a man who stumbles on the world's last great hope for peace: Shangri-LaHugh Conway saw humanity at its worst while fighting in the trenches of the First World War. Now, more than a decade later, Conway is a British diplomat serving in Afghanistan and facing war yet again-this time, a civil conflict forces him to flee the country by plane. When his plane crashes high in the Himalaya mountains, Conway and the other survivors are found by a mysterious guide and led to a breathtaking discovery: the hidden valley of Shangri-La. Kept secret from the world for more than two hundred years, Shangri-La is like paradise-a place whose inhabitants live for centuries amid the peace and harmony of the fertile valley. But when the leader of the Shangri-La monastery falls ill, Conway and the others must face the daunting prospect of returning home to a world about to be torn open by war. Thrilling and passionate, Lost Horizon is a masterpiece of modern fiction, and one of the most enduring books of the twentieth century."@en
  • "Four Europeans travelling in the Far East find themselves stranded in a lost world when their plane goes off course near Nepal and is forced to land in a mysterious kingdom called Shangri-La. One of the four, a young Englishman named Conway, narrates the tale of their experiences, which become more incredible and dreamlike as the story progresses."@en
  • "A group of people stranded in the Himalayas by a plane crash discover a hidden, utopian civilization called Shangri-La."@en
  • "The strange adventures of three men and one woman who mysteriously find themselves in the Tibetan lamasery of Shangri-La."@en
  • "Following a plane crash, Conway, a British consul, his deputy, a missionary and an American financer find themselves in the enigmatic snow-capped mountains of uncharted Tibet. Here they discover a seemingly perfect hidden community where they are welcomed."@en
  • "Four people are transported to the dream-like world of Shangri-La where life is eternal and civilization refined."@en
  • "-- Is a masterpiece of modern fiction, and one of the most enduring books of the twentieth century."@en
  • "Following a plane crash, Conway, a British consul; his deputy; a missionary; and an American financier find themselves in the enigmatic snow-capped mountains of uncharted Tibet. Here they discover a seemingly perfect hidden community where they are welcomed with gracious hospitality. Intrigued by its mystery, the travellers set about discovering the secret hidden at the shimmering heart of Shangri-La."@en
  • "Following a plane crash in the Himalayan mountains, a lost group of Englishmen and Americans stumble upon the dream-like, utopian world of Shangri-La, where life is eternal and civilization refined."
  • ""Hugh Conway is a British consul at Baskul when trouble erupts in 1931 and all civilians are evacuated. He and three others board a plane lent by a Maharajah. After they are airborne for several hours, they realize that they are headed in the wrong direction. When the pilot finally lands, the passengers find themselves in Shangri-La, a utopian lamasery whose habitants know the secret of attaining long life. Believing that war is going to destroy all civilization, the High Lama summons the newcomers to form the nucleus of a new civilization." ***"A plane load of foreigners fleeing war-torn China find themselves in an idyllic vallye in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped.""@en
  • "Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people is hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader."
  • "Romantic adventures of a group of people kidnapped in India and taken to an idyllic civilization in the mountains of Tibet. This civilization was called Shangri-La."@en
  • "Awarded Hawthornden Prize, 1934. On the northwestern frontier of India, Conway was a passenger on a plane taken over by a native pilot and never heard of again. What Conway found in ShangriLa makes the story."@en
  • "A planeload of foreigners fleeing war-worn China find themselves in an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped."
  • "A planeload of foreigners fleeing war-worn China find themselves in an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped."@en
  • "Two Englishmen, a woman missionary, and an American fleeing the consequences of shady financial deals are traveling companions."@en
  • ""The horizon lifted like a curtain; time expanded and space contracted." What happens to a world from which the horizon is removed?"@en
  • "Includes the life of James Hilton, chapter summaries and commentaries, critical notes, character sketches, and more."@en
  • "Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people including a British diplomat is hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped."

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