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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Sally Hughes George Kennedy Persephone6 rated it did not like it Nov 04, I can punch holes in every theory.

Much, I think, like I expect to happen with this one. And it is the MS that takes up the pdrdidos of the book. The eighty Europeans present in the city are finding escape routes, mostly by carrier.

Horizontes Perdidos (in Spanish)

Hilton had become a best-selling author. Chips was a cute story. It’s supposed to be this perfect society essentially created out of moderation, which is bogus, right, because moderation is boring and, c’mon, haven’t we all agreed that nearly immortal longevity is a real drag?

Goofs The library at Shangri-La is supposed to be a repository for the world’s great literature. One thing that really irked me was the Eastern philosophy of the monks: He learns that the lamasery was constructed in its present form by a Catholic monk named Perrault from Luxembourgin the early eighteenth century.


If that happened I would shout and struggle and fight and maybe even kill to get out of there. Kunsang Pitsatsang rated it did not like it Jan 04, The author is very very talented. What I got was a plodding narrative where almost nothing happens.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Believe it or not but there were parts when I was reading this book that I actually understood. Write a customer review.

This was ajmes stinker. Very close to the movie with only a few alterations in character. The villain has stolen a pair of nuclear warheads and is hiding somewhere in Bangkok. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Did they, could they have possibly planned the whole thing?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When their plane crashes, the four are welcomed by the inhabitants of a Tibetan lamasery, where they are held — comfortably it is true, but definitely. So when I found the book tucked in a corner of the family’s bookshelves, I decided to give it a read. Trust me, you need to check this movie out – if you can find it!

Mainly, I found it difficult to accept that the key to jamed was going beyond your passions and emotions. I liked the movie better because it was more dimensional, which is strange.

This book confused me, and bored me a lot at points. This was a book club selection that I was actually excited about since its setting is the mystical Shangri-La. A number of “Readers Digest Condensed Books” on its shelves.


Return to Book Page. Personally, I would quite gladly accept an offer to live for hundreds of years in a life of quiet contemplation, reading, discussion and education – if it was genuinely an offer.

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Once they have done so, their aging slows; if they then leave the valley, they age quickly and die. All of this mystery has been drummed up to a high peak of emotional interest.

Get to Know Us. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. An earlier recording of the serialised book was transmitted by the BBC Home Service in the early s featuring Gabriel Woolfe playing the part of Conway. How can you be moderately honest?

Horizontes Perdidos

Just a lot of long-winded conversations and boring interactions. As the four begin to learn more about the inhabitants and their habits, they are seized upon by a realization — and fear. Quotes from Horizontes Perdidos.