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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I didn’t really like it. I was bored with this book.

The tourism authorities then began reprinting and churning out paperback copies of Lost Horizon to support the marketing campaign, and I must have come across dozens of them while perusing bookstores, hostel shelves and cafes across Yunnan. I don’t get why folks like this book since it seems to ramble in points the airplane skyjacking scene seemed to take forever to complete and the simple mysteries that are presented in the book are so telegraphed that it is hard not to call them before they are presented.

I just didn’t see the point to all that nonsense when it hitlon develop any characters or push the story along. The author tries to prove that when there is no religion and no moral absolutes, you will have a society that is peaceful and lovely and heavenly.


It also is not clear how Conway gains amnesia a result of leaving Shangri-La? Return of the Rog I really don’t like persidos that tell me what is happening solely through conversations.

Horizontes Perdidos by James Hilton (1 star ratings)

Even through the book is fairly short, I would not recommend taking the time to read it. How can you be moderately honest? Horizomtes Horizon by James Hilton 10 19 May 25, This is the book that gave us Shangri-la trope. Page number ISBN As I mentioned earlier, it’s thematically very similar to “Lost.

Abdullah rated it did not like it May 16, Shangri-La is this utopian society-place in the Himalayan area, where the inhabitants are almost immortal. Audrey rated it did not like it Jul 09, The plane is hijacked and flown instead over the mountains to Tibet.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I might try it again some time, but life is too short and there are too many books to read to struggle through a classic. It took me two thirds of the book to read before anything of substance happened. Cross posted at This Insignificant Cinder With my obsession with Lost the tv show Hitlon thought I’d get some insight.

Horizontes Perdidos (in Spanish)

She was old, the doctor had told Rutherford, “Most old of anyone I have ever seen,” implying that it was Lo-Tsen, aged drastically by her departure from Shangri-La. But Shangri-La has other good stuff, apparently, like toilets and libraries, so it’s not all hlton. Cristin rated it did not like it Dec 11, Mallinson falls in love with her, as does Conway, though more languidly. You are in the midst of life.


The discussions are predictably didactic “duh, duh, double duh” I thought as each new mystery of life was revealed.

Jamws book is not yet featured on Listopia. Aroundthe Chinese town of Zhongdian saw the towns to the south Lijiang and Dali raking in the tourist dollars, and in an effort to gain a slice of the pie, Zhongdian renamed itself Shangri-La.

The MS is shared between the two least connected to officialdom. Lost Horizon would have had a better life as a short story.

There’s no action; all they For the life of me, I have no idea why anyone dearly loves this book.