Lost horizon: A Novel

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While attempting to escape a civil war, four people are kidnapped and transported to the Tibetan mountains. After their plane crashes, they are found by a mysterious Chinese man. He leads them to a monastery hidden in "the valley of the blue moon" -- a land of mystery and matchless beauty where life is lived in tranquil wonder, beyond the grasp of a doomed world.

It is here, in Shangri-La, where destinies will be discovered and the meaning of paradise will be unveiled.

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ISBN:
9780671664275
9781453239766
9780062113726
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UG
Level 9.5, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
1060L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-16 04:36:23AM
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James Hilton's bestselling adventure novel about a military man who stumbles on the world's greatest hope for peace deep in Tibet: 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 Himalayas, 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 timeless, Lost Horizon is a masterpiece of modern fiction, and one of the most enduring classics of the twentieth century.

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subject_facet Airplane crash survival -- Fiction, Himalaya Mountains -- Fiction, Shangri-La (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Utopias -- Fiction
title_display Lost horizon
title_full Lost Horizon A Novel, Lost horizon [classic] / by James Hilton
title_short Lost horizon
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topic_facet Airplane crash survival, Fiction, Science Fiction, Shangri-La (Imaginary place), Utopias