Lost Horizon Companion : A Guide to the James Hilton Novel and Its Characters, Critical Reception, Film Adaptations and Place in Popular Culture (Paperback)

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This comprehensive reference guide introduces James Hiltons novel Lost Horizon for contemporary students and general readers. The opening section provides a summary of Hiltons life and describes his circumstances at the time of writing the novel. This is followed with a chapter-by-chapter summary of the plot, a glossary of words and phrases which may be helpful to 21st century readers, and an alphabetically arranged guide to the novels characters. In addition, the author examines the initial critical reception of the book, its publishing history, and the success of its major film adaptations in separate chapters.


Publisher McFarland Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780786432387
SKU 204730653
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786432381
Release Date 11/1/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0211
Publisher McFarland & Company
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