History Literature / ATownLikeAlice

21st Apr '16 12:21:36 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlitheSpirit: Jean Paget.
* TheCaretaker: Joe in Malaya, Noel in England.
* CitySlicker: Jean, both in Malaya and in the Outback.
* {{Cowboy}}: Joe does this for a living.
* FlorenceNightingaleEffect: Sort of, Joe isn't a doctor but he is TheCaretaker.

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* %%* BlitheSpirit: Jean Paget.
* %%* TheCaretaker: Joe in Malaya, Noel in England.
* %%* CitySlicker: Jean, both in Malaya and in the Outback.
* %%* {{Cowboy}}: Joe does this for a living.
* %%* FlorenceNightingaleEffect: Sort of, Joe isn't a doctor but he is TheCaretaker.



* LandDownUnder
* TheLostWoods: The Malayan Jungle.
* [[ObstructiveBureaucrat Obstructive Bureaucrats]]: The Japanese Army.
* OfficerAndAGentleman: The first Japanese officer they meet.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: The sadistic Japanese commandant is obsessed with being this.

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* %%* LandDownUnder
* %%* TheLostWoods: The Malayan Jungle.
* [[ObstructiveBureaucrat Obstructive Bureaucrats]]: %%* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The Japanese Army.
* %%* OfficerAndAGentleman: The first Japanese officer they meet.
* %%* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: The sadistic Japanese commandant is obsessed with being this.



* SpiritedYoungLady: Jean Paget.

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* %%* SpiritedYoungLady: Jean Paget.



* WastelandElder: The Malayan headman.

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* %%* WastelandElder: The Malayan headman.
21st Apr '16 5:48:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* AussiesWithArtillery



* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: The setting of part of the book.
24th Nov '14 8:46:09 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* AFriendInNeed: Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier, and the village headman who takes them in.


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* AFriendInNeed: Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier, and the village headman who takes them in.
25th Oct '14 11:20:44 AM Bezy
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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII

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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarIIUsefulNotes/WorldWarII: The setting of part of the book.
25th Oct '14 11:17:30 AM Bezy
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* BlitheSpirit: Jeane Paget.

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* BlitheSpirit: Jeane Jean Paget.



* CitySlicker: Jeane, both in Malaya and in the Outback.

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* CitySlicker: Jeane, Jean, both in Malaya and in the Outback.



* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Noel does this knowing he is to old for Jeane. Joe does this at first thinking Jeane is married.

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* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Noel does this knowing he is to too old for Jeane. Jean. Joe does this at first thinking Jeane Jean is married.
25th Mar '14 3:38:36 PM GothicProphet
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* AFriendInNeed: Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier as well, the village headman who takes them in.

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* AFriendInNeed: Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier as well, Soldier, and the village headman who takes them in.



* OfficerAndAGentleman : The first Japanese officer they meet.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy : The sadistic Japanese commandant is obsessed with being this.
* {{Rancher}}: Joe Bannock didn't own it til the end.
* SpiritedYoungLady : Jean Paget.
* UpperClassTwit : The rubber plantation owner's wife who only thinks it necessary to learn enough Malayan to give orders to the servants.
* WastelandElder : The Malayan headman.

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* OfficerAndAGentleman : OfficerAndAGentleman: The first Japanese officer they meet.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy : ProudWarriorRaceGuy: The sadistic Japanese commandant is obsessed with being this.
* {{Rancher}}: Joe Bannock Bannock, though he didn't own it til the end.
* SpiritedYoungLady : SpiritedYoungLady: Jean Paget.
* UpperClassTwit : UpperClassTwit: The rubber plantation owner's wife who only thinks it necessary to learn enough Malayan to give orders to the servants.
* WastelandElder : WastelandElder: The Malayan headman.



25th Mar '14 2:26:42 PM GothicProphet
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* AFriendInNeed : Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier as well, the village headman who takes them in.

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* AFriendInNeed : AFriendInNeed: Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier as well, the village headman who takes them in.



* BeauGeste : Joe ends up crucified for Jeane. He survives by manipulating the Japanese officer's odd version of HonorBeforeReason.
* BlitheSpirit : Jeane Paget.
* TheCaretaker : Joe in Malaya, Noel in England.
* CitySlicker : Jeane, both in Malaya and in the Outback.
* {{Cowboy}} : Joe does this for a living.
* FlorenceNightingaleEffect : Sort of, Joe isn't a doctor but he is TheCaretaker.
* GoingNative : The women live out the war by picking rice in a Malayan village.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy : Noel does this knowing he is to old for Jeane. Joe does this at first thinking Jeane to be married.

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* BeauGeste : Joe ends up crucified for Jeane. He survives by manipulating the Japanese officer's odd version of HonorBeforeReason.
* BlitheSpirit :
BlitheSpirit: Jeane Paget.
* TheCaretaker : TheCaretaker: Joe in Malaya, Noel in England.
* CitySlicker : CitySlicker: Jeane, both in Malaya and in the Outback.
* {{Cowboy}} : {{Cowboy}}: Joe does this for a living.
* FlorenceNightingaleEffect : FlorenceNightingaleEffect: Sort of, Joe isn't a doctor but he is TheCaretaker.
* GoingNative : GoingNative: The women live out the war by picking rice in a Malayan village.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy : IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Noel does this knowing he is to old for Jeane. Joe does this at first thinking Jeane to be is married.



* TheLostWoods : The Malayan Jungle.
* [[ObstructiveBureaucrat ObstructiveBureaucrats]] : The Japanese Army.

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* TheLostWoods : TheLostWoods: The Malayan Jungle.
* [[ObstructiveBureaucrat ObstructiveBureaucrats]] : Obstructive Bureaucrats]]: The Japanese Army.
25th Jan '14 1:24:52 PM LongLiveHumour
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Nevil Shute's 1950 novel tells the story of Jean Paget as a prisoner of war in Malaya during WorldWarII and then her return to Malaya after the war, where she discovers something that leads her on the search for romance and to a small outback community in Australia. Adapted into a 1956 film and a 1981 miniseries.

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Nevil Shute's 1950 novel tells the story of Jean Paget as a prisoner of war in Malaya during WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and then her return to Malaya after the war, where she discovers something that leads her on the search for romance and to a small outback community in Australia. Adapted into a 1956 film and a 1981 miniseries.



* WorldWarII

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* WorldWarII
UsefulNotes/WorldWarII
18th Mar '13 4:46:22 AM MacronNotes
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Nevil Shute's 1950 novel tells the story of Jean Paget as a prisoner of war in Malaya during WorldWarII and then her return to Malaya after the war, where she discovers something that leads her on the search for romance and to a small outback community in Australia. Adapted into a 1956 film and a 1981 miniseries.

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!!Contains such tropes as:
* AFriendInNeed : Joe, the Old Japanese Soldier as well, the village headman who takes them in.
* AussiesWithArtillery
* BeauGeste : Joe ends up crucified for Jeane. He survives by manipulating the Japanese officer's odd version of HonorBeforeReason.
* BlitheSpirit : Jeane Paget.
* TheCaretaker : Joe in Malaya, Noel in England.
* CitySlicker : Jeane, both in Malaya and in the Outback.
* {{Cowboy}} : Joe does this for a living.
* FlorenceNightingaleEffect : Sort of, Joe isn't a doctor but he is TheCaretaker.
* GoingNative : The women live out the war by picking rice in a Malayan village.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy : Noel does this knowing he is to old for Jeane. Joe does this at first thinking Jeane to be married.
* LandDownUnder
* TheLostWoods : The Malayan Jungle.
* [[ObstructiveBureaucrat ObstructiveBureaucrats]] : The Japanese Army.
* OfficerAndAGentleman : The first Japanese officer they meet.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy : The sadistic Japanese commandant is obsessed with being this.
* {{Rancher}}: Joe Bannock didn't own it til the end.
* SpiritedYoungLady : Jean Paget.
* UpperClassTwit : The rubber plantation owner's wife who only thinks it necessary to learn enough Malayan to give orders to the servants.
* WastelandElder : The Malayan headman.
* WorldWarII

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