Horizontes Perdidos/Lost Horizons (Spanish Edition) [James Hilton] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lost Horizon is a novel by English writer James Hilton. The book was turned into a movie, also called Lost Horizon, in by director Frank Capra. Esta obra relata la vida en el valle del Shangri-La, un lugar mágico en el que nadie envejece, en el que nadie piensa en la muerte. Hilton nos cuenta la.

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But I hadn’t read it. Books by James Hilton. Did they, could they have possibly planned the whole thing? They leave with the group and when they get to Shangri- I was bored with this book. A job with The Irish Independent out of Dublin, secured his financial independence and enabled him to produce several more novels during the twenties.

Overall unremarkable it just drones along. Very tough read This book didn’t know where to go. The commentaries on war and PTSD, open interpretations of the ending, whether or not Shangri-La is actually happening or is a figment of a PTSD-riddled imagination, whether or not it’s purgatory or a heaven — I like the possibilities of all of these things, but there are too many loopholes and ends not tied up.

Under a pseudonym, he wrote the detective novel Murder at School, set in a school called Oakington that was modeled on Leys. When I found a Kindle edition I got it. An horizontees recording of the serialised book was transmitted by the BBC Home Service in the early s featuring Gabriel Woolfe playing the part of Conway.


Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I am so glad that I checked this out from the library. Bill Fergunson John Van Dreelen Hidden from the rest hllton the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary diplomat Richard Conway.

Horizontes Perdidos by James Hilton (2 star ratings)

Slow but kinda boring not a big fan. Full Cast and Crew. Rutherford completes his account by telling the neurologist that he attempted to track Conway and verify some of his claims of Shangri-La. I read maybe half of it. The book was turned into a movie, also called Lost Horizonin by director Horizonyes Capra.

It’s supposed to be this perfect society It wasn’t until I finished the story and read the Afterword that I realized that this book was written by the same guy who wrote Goodbye, Mr. The author tries to prove that when t As a child, I loved the musical version of this book, and the ideals of living in a Shangri-La.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All in all, I thought Lost Horizon was just not captivating.

See all 3 questions about Horizontes Perdidos…. The MS is shared between the two least connected to officialdom. It eventually transpires that Shangri-La greatly extends the lifespan of its inhabitants, and that the Westerners were deliberately kidnapped and brought there. It has some good ol’ fashion misogyny and “accidental” racism that is a little cringeworthy the author’s obvious feelings about female authors being allowed in the great men’s novel club stood out as particularly grating.


The book could have been so much better if he had either elaborated a new world, another Gormenghast or Islandia tucked away in the Himalaya. Write a customer review. Stellar example of a brilliant concept, well-timed to the Zeitgeist as history careened toward WWII that manages to carry a really mediocre book.

Fine enough, and a quick enough read. The eighty Europeans present in the city are finding escape routes, mostly by carrier.

Horizontes Perdidos (in Spanish)

The passengers see a group coming toward them. It wasn’t until I finished hiltkn story and read the Afterword that I realized that this book was written by the same guy who wrote Goodbye, Mr. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Ultimately, this was a cool idea that wasn’t perfectly executed, and it turned out to be not for me.

I’m glad I read the book, but it doesn’t live up to its legend. Account Options Sign in.