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So Well Remembered
by James Hilton
On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley...
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 1945 by Little Brown & Co.
(first published January 1st 1945)
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This is my fourth James Hilton novel, and I’m getting wise to some things. First off, his women are either perfect wives or bad wives, and that defines them as women. I seem to remember maybe a spinster in _Lost Horizon_, but she had such a faint presence and served no purpose in the plot. My favorite character is, of course, Paula in _Random Harvest_ (my favorite of his books). The thing about this book, I think Hilton wants you to be sympathetic to the main character -- but I hated him! The wo ...more
James Hilton (1900–1954) was a bestselling English novelist and Academy Award–winning screenwriter. After attending Cambridge University, Hilton worked as a journalist until the success of his novels Lost Horizon (1933) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1934) launched his career as a celebrated author. Hilton’s writing is known for its depiction of English life between the two world wars, its celebration of ...moreMore about James Hilton...