History Literature / HothouseFlowerAndTheNinePlantsOfDesire

18th Mar '14 3:46:33 AM Ruise
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* WhatTheHellHero: Lila is so consumed by lust that it results in several of these instances which allow the plot to happen: [[spoiler: telling Exley about the plants in the laundromat, accidentally giving Diego heart failure when trying to slip him an aphrodesiac...]]
28th Jun '13 4:42:07 AM kuyanJ
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* AllWomenAreLustful: Lila, unlike other protagonists [[LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek in such works.]]
16th Sep '12 9:09:08 AM Vasha
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* EscapistCharacter: Lila.
1st Sep '12 1:45:57 PM mlsmithca
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* WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief: The blurred line between reality and folklore is more believable than the sheer amount of exaggeration, [[DidNotDoTheResearch research failures,]] and FridgeLogic.

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* WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief: The blurred line between reality and folklore is more believable than the sheer amount of exaggeration, [[DidNotDoTheResearch research failures,]] failures, and FridgeLogic.
29th Aug '12 3:04:00 PM ccoa
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* LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek: To an extent, considering that the protagonist is an escapist character who pities herself for being [[AcceptableFeminineGoals divorced and childless.]]

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* LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek: To an extent, considering that the protagonist is an escapist character who pities herself for being [[AcceptableFeminineGoals [[AcceptableFeminineGoalsAndTraits divorced and childless.]]
25th Feb '12 10:05:53 AM Jumpingzombie
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* FridgeLogic: What use (if any) was Lila to Armand if Diego could just as easily help him?
13th Feb '12 10:16:45 PM Jumpingzombie
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''Hothouse Flower and the 9 Plants of Desire'' is an escapist novel by Margot Berwin. It follows Lila Nova, a divorcée with a job in advertising who stumbles upon a laundromat that contains nine plants rumored to have magical properties. Armand, the laundromatís owner, gives Lila a fire fern cutting and tells her that if it roots, he will show her said plants. She misplaces her trust in a plant vendor, resulting in Lila accompanying Armand on a trip to the Yucatan peninsula to gather specimens of the stolen plants. While there, she falls in love with the enigmatic and spiritual Diego, who helps her on her quest.

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''Hothouse Flower and the 9 Plants of Desire'' is an a 2009 escapist novel by Margot Berwin. It follows Lila Nova, a divorcée with a job in advertising who stumbles upon a laundromat that contains nine plants rumored to have magical properties. Armand, the laundromatís owner, gives Lila a fire fern cutting and tells her that if it roots, he will show her said plants. She misplaces her trust in a plant vendor, resulting in Lila accompanying Armand on a trip to the Yucatan peninsula to gather specimens of the stolen plants. While there, she falls in love with the enigmatic and spiritual Diego, who helps her on her quest.
11th Dec '11 11:44:34 AM Mimimurlough
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* LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek: To an extent, considering that the protagonist is an escapist character who pities herself for being [[FemaleSuccessIsFamily divorced and childless.]]

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* LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek: To an extent, considering that the protagonist is an escapist character who pities herself for being [[FemaleSuccessIsFamily [[AcceptableFeminineGoals divorced and childless.]]
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