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Lost horizon: a novel [electronic resource] / James Hilton.

Hilton, James, 1900-1954 (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453239766 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1453239766 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Open Road Media : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: Hilton's bestselling classic about a man who stumbles on the world's last great hope for peace: Shangri-La Hugh 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.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Survival > Fiction.
Shangri-La (Imaginary place) > Fiction.
Electronic books.
Himalaya Mountains > Fiction.
Utopias > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Utopian fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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