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Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Four Stars

While literary fantasy is not my favorite genre, I thought Hilton’s Lost Horizon was well-written and readable. He was ahead of his time in writing about his utopian landscape with its contemporary overtones. Readers will benefit from learning the origin of Shangri-La and appreciate the story structure. The connection to current culture’s embrace of self-actualization, mysticism, and simplicity is prophetic. Although I would not want to live in this confined setting, visiting for awhile was a pleasure.


From A-Z Author Book Reader and Reviewer Christian Diligent Editor Faith-based Giant-in-stature Home Educator Intuitive Java-Enthusiast Knitter Labrador Retriever Owner Mother of Three Boys Note-Taker Organizer Poet Quiet Moments (a rare commodity!) RV Camping Singer in Church Choir T U Violist Wife of My High School Sweetheart X Yarn-Lover (the wool kind and the story kind) Z

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