The Lost Horizon Characters

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"Glory" Conway

Even as a young man, Hugh Conway has always shown a lot of promise. A "Renaissance man" at Oxford, Conway is gifted in drama, oratory, academics, languages, classical music and athletics. He is tall and handsome, a man who makes a good impression on others and makes friends easily.

By his own description of himself, Conway is always detached from situations and an observer. He is not controlled by his passions, which makes him somewhat of a lazy person without much ambition. This is why he never achieved the potential of his many gifts. Most people who knew him as a young man believed he would become Prime Minister of England. Instead, he is a British Consul in the remote post of Baskul.

Conway's detachment enables him to take the experience of Shangri-La with grace and curiosity. Unlike the other three passengers who get marooned there, Conway...

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