18 Notable Quotes By James Hilton That Will Give Direction To ‘Lost Horizon’
Novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Leigh, Lancashire, England
James Hilton was a renowned English novelist and screenwriter. He wrote a number of bestselling books. He pursued his studies from renowned universities and wrote his first novel titled ‘Catherine Herself’ while pursuing his graduation at the Cambridge University. He started off his career as a journalist at the Manchester Guardian and went on to become a fiction reviewer at Daily Telegraph. During this period he wrote various novels but couldn’t achieve success. His novel ‘And Now Goodbye’ brought a drastic change in his luck and this book is known to mark the beginning of his successful career. He wrote various successful novels and short stories which were commercially successful and magnified his reputation and fame as a writer. His most distinguished novels were adapted in the movies including ‘Random Harvest’, ‘Goodbye, Mr. Chips’ and even the ‘Lost Horizon’ which brought him a ‘Hawthornden Prize’. His great reputation as a writer encouraged him to become a successful screenwriter and he wrote some successful screenplays including ‘Camille’ and ‘We Are Not Alone’. Here is a collection of thoughts and quotes which have been extracted from the writings, novels, books, life and thoughts of the celebrated novelist. Go through some of the most famous quotations and sayings by James Hilton.