Lost Horizon Essay

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Lost Horizon

Hilton, James. Lost Horizon. New York:
William Morrow and Company,1939.

I read Lost Horizon for my book report. The main characters in this story are Conway,
Mallinson, Barnard, and Miss Brinklow. Conway was a man of thirty-seven years old who
didn't have a wife or any other family. Mallinson was a young man of about twenty or so
who was not married yet either. Barnard was a middle-aged man that was without a wife or
family also. Miss Brinklow was a woman of around the age of fifty.

This story was about four passengers on an aeroplane that was supposed to be going to
Peshawar from Baskul. While they were on the trip, they noticed that the pilot wasn't
keeping a straight course to Peshawar, so they went to the front to ask the pilot what was
happening and they noticed that it wasn't the pilot who was supposed to be flying the
aeroplane. When they tried to ask the pilot what was going on, he pointed a gun on them,
so all they could do was ride the plane until he stopped.

They finally came to a land after they had flown many hours. The pilot was dying and in
his last words he told them that there was a place not far from where they were and that
they could go there. Not long on their journey they met some people who were from this
place, which is called Shangri-La, and these people led them there. When they got there,
they were told that it would be about two months before there was a way for them to make
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