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Book Review of Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon
Lost Horizon
Author: James hilton
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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I have to reread this every five or ten years, each time haunted again by the mystery, the intellectual journey, and a tale well told. James Hilton wrote the novel in 1933, and Frank Capra directed the movie in 1937: same name, plot adapted only somewhat, and also worthy of a return journey every few years. Hilton also wrote, by the way, "Good Bye, Mr. Chips" (1934), which was successfully adapted to the big screen in 1939; and in which Robert Donat received the Oscar for his starring role.