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Lost Horizon

Quick Glance



This is the total number of incidents in this 272 page book.

Author: James Hilton
Key Words: Fantasy, Classics, Fiction

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Book Description:

Following a plane crash, Conway, a British consul; his deputy; a missionary; and an American financier find themselves in the enigmatic snow-capped mountains of uncharted Tibet. Here they discover a seemingly perfect hidden community where they are welcomed with gracious hospitality. Intrigued by its mystery, the travelers set about discovering the secret hidden at the shimmering heart of Shangri-La.


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Mild Obscenities & Substitutions - 2 Incidents

The word "d*mn" is used throughout the book. "H*llish" is used once.

Violence - None

Conversation Topics - 4 Incidents

This is a philosophical book, so toys with some questions of right and wrong, religion (Christianity, Catholicism, Buddhism), longevity and it's ramifications, the end of the world, and business ethics, to name the major ones.

One of the main characters is a likable thief.

Mentions the use of a drug for prolonging life.

Smoking is mentioned.

Sexual Content

Making Out/Sex - 2 Incidents

Going down to the women in the village and "knowing" a woman (this is a conversation) are mentioned a few times. The conversation about "knowing" the woman could be mistaken for knowing/liking her - it's very subtle, but is implied sex.

Several men are infatuated with one woman - her beauty and calm is soothing - and apparently she has "helped" (implied sex) several men stuck in Shangri La overcome their mental/emotional hurdles.

Please Note

I listened to the audio version of this book so this Cleanliness Report is not as thoroughly detailed as other reports are. Some inappropriate content may have been forgotten/missed and not included in the report.

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