Lost Horizon (An Enriched Classic) by James Hilton

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Published by Pocket Books .

Written in English

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ContributionsHortense H. Levisohn (Editor), Aaron Percefull (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7648737M
ISBN 100671491253

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Lost Horizon is the story of four people, an American, a young British soldier, a middle-aged British man, and a female missionary, who have the misfortune of being kidnapped on an airplane. They are crashed near a mysterious and dismal Lost Horizon book somewhere in Tibet, and all seems to be lost to them, After seeing Frank Capra's film version of /5.

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The prologue—and later, the epilogue—of James Hilton’s novel Lost Horizon are narrated. "Lost Horizon" is a quick but delightful read, and a page-turner. Hilton's quickly-sketched characters come to life, even as the author builds the suspense.

The story is not told in chronological order, and the reader is left to draw his own conclusions about what really happened in a hidden valley, somewhere in Tibet/5. James Hilton wrote Lost Horizon inand it was an immediate success, selling millions of copies, influencing President Roosevelt to name what's now Camp David Shangri-La, and Frank Capra, a hot director after an Oscar sweep with It Happened One Night inmade a movie of Lost Horizon in The book also makes a big impression at.

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The main characters of this classics, literature story are Chalmers Bryant, Consul Conway/5. The Lost Horizons Bulletin Board.

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CHAPTER II. It was typical of Conway that he let the others waken for themselves, and made small response to their exclamations of astonishment; yet later, when Barnard sought his opinion, gave it with something of the detached fluency of a university professor elucidating a problem.

Lost Horizon is a American adventure drama fantasy film directed by Frank screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on the novel of the same name by James Hilton. The film exceeded its original budget by more than $, and took five years to earn back its cost.

The serious financial crisis it created for Columbia Pictures damaged the partnership between Capra and studio Music by: Dimitri Tiomkin. “Lost Horizon” is a novel by the English writer James Hilton.

The book caught the notice of the public the next year after Hilton published another novel called “Goodbye, Mr. Chips”. After this is became a huge success and became the first mass-market paperback book ever published.

Lost Horizon is a novel by English writer James Hilton. It is best remembered as the origin of Shangri-La, a fictional utopian lamasery high in the mountains of Tibet. Hugh Conway, a veteran member of the British diplomatic service, finds inner peace, love, and a sense of purpose in Shangri-La, whose inhabitants enjoy unheard-of longevity/5(83).

It is a story well known to those of us now in our 50's and beyond but since the demise of the Sunday afternoon feature film, 'Lost Horizon' starring Ronald Coleman is seldom shown.

Here the story is read by Michael de Morgan with a respect for it's genre and age - one of the great imaginative adventures of the between wars era. The Lost Horizon Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

After Alexander Woollcott raved about the novel on his new radio program, Lost Horizon went through 10 hardcover printings between May-December,and would go on to sell more thancopies in hardcover before reaching masses of readers as Pocket Book #1 (May, ).

Lost Horizon is a novel by English writer James this book, Hilton imagined a special place high in the mountains of was a utopian city where people could live to be hundreds of years old.

This perfect place was called Shangri-LaAuthor: James Hilton. Lost Horizon is the perfect book for a slow day. Just sit outside, with a glass of tea and a fuzzy kitten in your lap. The novel is a slow moving, delightful story, with fully human characters set in a setting of fantasy.

It's not a big book but it feels longer - because of 5/5(6). Lost Horizon is a American adventure fantasy musical film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy, Michael York, Olivia Hussey, Bobby Van, James Shigeta, Charles Boyer, and John Gielgud.

It was also the final film produced by Ross film is a remake of Frank Capra's film of the same name, with a screenplay by Larry by: Burt Bacharach.

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Lost Horizon The story of Lost Horizon is simple: a group of travellers are stranded in the Himalayas and they encounter a remote monastery named Shangri-La and the wonderful people who live there.

Before that point, Hilton includes a prologue and two lengthy chapters of set-up.3/5(4). While attempting to escape a civil war, four people are kidnapped and transported to the Tibetan mountains.

After their plane crashes, they are found by a mysterious Chinese man. He leads them to a monastery hidden in "the valley of the blue moon" -- a land of mystery and matchless beauty where life is lived in tranquil wonder, beyond the grasp of a doomed world.

It is here, in Shangri-La 5/5(3). Lost Horizon offered a notion of hope, based in fantasy, that it was essential for good men to keep themselves at the ready, to lead when the carnage ceased.

In a sense, the movie was a not-so-distant cousin to a British production of the same era, Things To Come, which presented a similar idea in science-fiction terms/5(8). A book that the New Yorker calls “the most artful kind of suspense ingenuity [we] have rarely seen equaled,” Lost Horizon captured the national consciousness when first published in the s, and Frank Capra's film adaptation catapulted it to the height of cultural significance/5(56).

Lost Horizon is a novel by English writer James Hilton. It is best remembered as the origin of Shangri-La, a fictional utopian lamasery high in the mountains of Tibet. Audience Reviews for Lost Horizon A magical valley hidden away from the rest of the world offers a dreamlike and carefree existence, an answer to a prayer seemingly, but do we really 93%.

Lost Horizon is the type of book written to make the reader think. Even at the very end, when everything seems to be settled, Hilton throws the reader a curve ball, causing them to wonder whether Conway's memories of Shangri-La are real or merely the result of shock and exposure.

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Directed by Charles Jarrott. With Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La/10(K).

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Lost Horizon is an interesting short novel that is worth reading. Whilst it has a dated feel to it and an abrupt ending, it is a thought-provoking story, particularly in light of the historical context in which it was written. However, do not buy the Dead Authors Society hardback edition, which appears to have been made by copying another /5().

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