Lost horizon james hilton pdf download

Hugh Conway is a member of lost horizon james hilton pdf download British diplomatic service. People there live a very long time. One theme of the book is the possibility of another world war and war preparations.

This was actually happening at the time. The book describes how war on the ground would move into the air. Life and all special things could be lost, even history. Maybe Shangri-la would protect these important things for later when the world was tired of war.

That was the real purpose of the city. This strongly affected his emotions. He was exhausted and felt older than he really was. The origin of the eleven numbered chapters of the novel is explained in two opening and closing sections. The topic of Hugh Conway comes up in conversation.

Conway had amnesia, but recovered his memory. He told Rutherford his story, then disappeared again. Rutherford wrote down Conway’s story and gave it to the neurologist. That story became the main part of the novel. British missionary, Miss Brinklow are in an airplane.

The plane is hijacked and flown over the mountains to Tibet. After a crash landing, the pilot dies. But, he told the four to get help at the nearby lamasery of Shangri-La. Chang lives at Shangri-La and speaks English. He takes the four to the lamasery. Mallinson wants to hire help and leave, but Chang stops him politely. The others eventually decide they are happy to stay.