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James Hilton
Birth date: September 09, 1900
Died: December 20, 1954
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 2 years ago
Good-Bye, Mr. Chips is considered a classic of sorts, but not in the orbit of Dickens or Jane Austen. I don't believe I ever read it back in the old days. Basically it's about a guy, Mr. Chipping—fondly referred to as "Chips" to his students—who becomes a school master (teacher) at a second-rank "p...
Ray Foy's Literary Journey
Ray Foy's Literary Journey rated it 2 years ago
It is easy for me to see why this little book, hardly more than a novella, is a literary classic. It touches on themes common to the human condition, and on scenes that most of us have played out in one form or another. It strikes chords we can all hum along with. It is a collection of passages from...
The Whittier Side Of Life
The Whittier Side Of Life rated it 4 years ago
Wonderfully clever and romantic - even better than the movie :)
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 4 years ago
bookshelves: re-read, autumn-2010, young-adult, fantasy, play-dramatisation, music, time-slip Recommended for: Brazilliant Laura! Read from September 08 to 10, 2010 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tq4lx Shangri-la? Turn north at the Big Foot...The re-read is in the form of a Auntie dramatisa...
Ray Foy's Literary Journey
Ray Foy's Literary Journey rated it 4 years ago
I had to read Lost Horizon three times, over a number years, to really appreciate it. It is a story that is subtle in its sophistication, much like a fine wine. Though set in pre-World War II years (it was first published in 1933) with a strong male protagonist, it is not an Indiana Jones type adven...
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