History Literature / LostHorizon

30th May '16 12:49:13 AM PaulA
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* AgeWithoutYouth: Averted- you live long and age proportionaly in Shangri-La.
30th May '16 12:48:45 AM PaulA
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* TheRedStapler: Shangri-La and what it represents longing for a faraway place of beauty, spiritual replenishment, and supernatural longevity stuck around. When Tibet realized that heavy logging of their old-growth forests was causing disastrous floods, they turned to tourism, found that it paid really well, and renovated a village, renaming it Shangri-La.
5th Jul '14 1:56:48 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ShamgriLa: The novel is the trope namer.

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* ShamgriLa: TheShangriLa: The novel is the trope namer.
2nd Mar '14 12:07:13 AM jamespolk
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* MayDecemberRomance: Mallinson and Lo-Tsen... if Perrault [[spoiler: is telling the truth of course.]]
* MightyWhitey: Featuring a modern MightyWhitey in the 1930s, when the old-fashioned version was still in vogue. The mostly Chinese and Tibetan monks there prove themselves to be wise, intelligent, competent, and well-rounded characters. However, the white Conway turns out to be better at being a monk than the best of the Tibetans, and it turns out that [[spoiler:the founder and leader of the monastery is a European who arrived in the 15th century]].

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* MayDecemberRomance: Mallinson and Lo-Tsen... if Perrault [[spoiler: is telling the truth of course.]]
course.
* MightyWhitey: Featuring a modern MightyWhitey in the 1930s, when the old-fashioned version was still in vogue. The mostly Chinese and Tibetan monks there prove themselves to be wise, intelligent, competent, and well-rounded characters. However, the white Conway turns out to be better at being a monk than the best of the Tibetans, and it turns out that [[spoiler:the the founder and leader of the monastery is a European who arrived in the 15th century]].century.



* OrganizationWithUnlimitedFunding: [[spoiler: the monastery]]
* RapidAging: [[spoiler: this may be Lo-Tsen's fate]]
* SecretIdentity: [[spoiler: Barnard is really Chalmers Bryant]] and [[spoiler: the High Lama might really be Father Perrault]]

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* OrganizationWithUnlimitedFunding: [[spoiler: the monastery]]
monastery
* RapidAging: [[spoiler: this may be Lo-Tsen's fate]]
* SecretIdentity: [[spoiler: Barnard is really Chalmers Bryant]] and [[spoiler: the High Lama might really be Father Perrault]]
fate



* SecretIdentity: Barnard is really Chalmers Bryant and the High Lama might really be Father Perrault



* UnreliableNarrator: Mallinson points out to Conway (and the reader) that [[spoiler: the High Lama]] might be just lying.

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* UnreliableNarrator: Mallinson points out to Conway (and the reader) that [[spoiler: the High Lama]] Lama might be just lying.
6th Apr '13 10:36:20 AM SeptimusHeap
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* AsianGalWithWhiteGuy: Lo-Tsen with Mallinson.
10th Mar '13 11:20:37 AM JIKTV
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The novel ''Lost Horizon'' was written in 1933 by British author James Hilton (of ''GoodbyeMrChips'' fame).

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The novel ''Lost Horizon'' was written in 1933 by British author James Hilton (of ''GoodbyeMrChips'' ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]'' fame).
17th Feb '13 12:17:22 PM ritzoreo
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* MayDecemberRomance: Mallinson and Lo-Tsen... if Perrault [[spoiler: is telling the truth of course.]]



* SecretIdentity: [[spoiler: Barnard is really Chalmers Bryant]] and [[spoiler: the High Lama is really Father Perrault]]

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* SecretIdentity: [[spoiler: Barnard is really Chalmers Bryant]] and [[spoiler: the High Lama is might really be Father Perrault]]



* UnreliableNarrator: Mallinson points out the possibility to Conway (and even to the reader) that [[spoiler: Perrault]] might be just lying.

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* UnreliableNarrator: Mallinson points out the possibility to Conway (and even to the reader) that [[spoiler: Perrault]] the High Lama]] might be just lying.
14th Feb '13 11:53:46 PM ritzoreo
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* OrganizationWithUnlimitedFunding: [[spoiler: the monastery]]


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* SecretIdentity: [[spoiler: Barnard is really Chalmers Bryant]] and [[spoiler: the High Lama is really Father Perrault]]


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* UnreliableNarrator: Mallinson points out the possibility to Conway (and even to the reader) that [[spoiler: Perrault]] might be just lying.
14th Feb '13 10:51:20 PM ritzoreo
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* AsianGalWithWhiteGuy: Lo-Tsen with Mallinson.
18th Jun '12 8:48:49 AM SantosLHalper
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* BilingualBonus: "Shangri-la" means "Shang Mountain Pass" in Tibetan.
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