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* EleventhHourRanger: Jim essentially fills this role in ''Tiger in the Well'', as he turns up towards the end of the book in time to save Sally's house and reputation; Sally explicitly muses at one point earlier in the novel that none of this would have happened if Jim and Webster Garland had been there to vouch for her against Arthur Parrish's claims.



* ConvenientlyAnOrphan - Adelaide

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* ConvenientlyAnOrphan - ConvenientlyAnOrphan: Adelaide



* DeceasedParentsAreTheBest - Sally's father

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* DeceasedParentsAreTheBest - DeceasedParentsAreTheBest: Sally's fatherfather, who is continually regarded as a hero by Sally [[spoiler:even after she learns that he wasn't her biological father]].
* DemotedToExtra: Technically Jim and Sally fall victim to this in ''Tiger in the Well'' and ''Tin Princess'' respectively, as Jim is absent on a trip until the end of ''Tiger'' and Sally is kept occupied by other business for all but brief scenes at the beginning and the end of ''Tin Princess''.



* PunchClockVillain: Arthur Parrish is essentially this, as most of his criminal acts are based around money rather than his own prejudices, and he is only acting as Sally's husband because he has been ordered to do so by his 'employer', the Tzaddik, instead of having any vendetta against Sally herself.



* ShootTheDog: [[TearJerker Unfortunately]], [[spoiler: a literal example. Sally's dog Chaka is killed in ''The Shadow in the North''.]] It's a HeroicSacrifice.

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* ShootTheDog: [[TearJerker Unfortunately]], [[spoiler: a literal example. example; Sally's dog Chaka is killed in ''The Shadow in the North''.]] It's a HeroicSacrifice.


* EvilCripple

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* EvilCrippleEvilCripple: The Tzaddik in ''Tiger in the Well'', [[spoiler:AKA Ah Ling/Henrick Van Eeden]], who was paralysed by a bullet through his spine



* FieryRedhead - Rosa Garland
* TheFilmOfTheBook

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* FieryRedhead - FieryRedhead: Rosa Garland
* TheFilmOfTheBookTheFilmOfTheBook:



* HerHeartWillGoOn

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* HerHeartWillGoOnHerHeartWillGoOn: Sally lives to [[spoiler:avenge Frederick's death and goes on to have his daughter]].



* LadyOfAdventure

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* LadyOfAdventureLadyOfAdventure: Sally Lockhart to a T.



* OpiumDen

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* OpiumDenOpiumDen: Features mainly in ''Ruby in the Smoke'', but also shown on other occasions.



* RagsToRoyalty - Adelaide
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething - Adelaide
* RuritanianRomance - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.
* SecondLove

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* RagsToRoyalty - RagsToRoyalty: Adelaide goes from a penniless orphan servant girl to the Queen of a small country.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething:
Adelaide
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething - Adelaide
* RuritanianRomance -
RuritanianRomance: ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.
* SecondLoveSecondLove: [[spoiler:Dan Goldberg for Sally]].



* SomeoneToRememberHimBy

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* SomeoneToRememberHimBySomeoneToRememberHimBy: [[spoiler:Harriet is this for Sally after the death of Frederick]].



* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask - Adelaide again

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* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask - TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask: Adelaide again


* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Axel Bellmann]] turns out to be one, and his explanation bears many similarities to the arguments used to support a [[PeaceThroughSuperiorFirepower nuclear deterrent]]. Sally's total conviction that he's wrong is more because she's essentially an idealist who believes that a peaceful world isn't worth having if it's based on fear, rather than because she faults his logic. Of course, this is also a case of DramaticIrony; even though the book is set before things like a nuclear deterrent were even conceived of, it was written some time after it became painfully apparent that weapons of mass destruction ''do not'' bring about world peace.

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Axel Bellmann]] turns out to be one, and his explanation bears many similarities to the arguments used to support a [[PeaceThroughSuperiorFirepower [[UsefulNotes/PeaceThroughSuperiorFirepower nuclear deterrent]]. Sally's total conviction that he's wrong is more because she's essentially an idealist who believes that a peaceful world isn't worth having if it's based on fear, rather than because she faults his logic. Of course, this is also a case of DramaticIrony; even though the book is set before things like a nuclear deterrent were even conceived of, it was written some time after it became painfully apparent that weapons of mass destruction ''do not'' bring about world peace.


* [[Main/Ruritania Ruritania]] - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.

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* [[Main/Ruritania Ruritania]] RuritanianRomance - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.


* Main/Ruritania - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.

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* Main/Ruritania [[Main/Ruritania Ruritania]] - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.


* [[Ruritania]] - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.

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* [[Ruritania]] Main/Ruritania - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia.


* Ruritania: ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia

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* Ruritania: [[Ruritania]] - ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of RazkaviaRazkavia.

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* Ruritania: ''The Tin Princess'' is a Ruritanian romance set in the fictitious kingdom of Razkavia


* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Axel Bellmann]] turns out to be one, and his explanation bears many similarities to the arguments used to support a nuclear deterrent. Sally's total conviction that he's wrong is more because she's essentially an idealist who believes that a peaceful world isn't worth having if it's based on fear, rather than because she faults his logic. Of course, this is also a case of DramaticIrony; even though the book is set before things like a nuclear deterrent were even conceived of, it was written some time after it became painfully apparent that weapons of mass destruction ''do not'' bring about world peace.

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Axel Bellmann]] turns out to be one, and his explanation bears many similarities to the arguments used to support a [[PeaceThroughSuperiorFirepower nuclear deterrent.deterrent]]. Sally's total conviction that he's wrong is more because she's essentially an idealist who believes that a peaceful world isn't worth having if it's based on fear, rather than because she faults his logic. Of course, this is also a case of DramaticIrony; even though the book is set before things like a nuclear deterrent were even conceived of, it was written some time after it became painfully apparent that weapons of mass destruction ''do not'' bring about world peace.


A series of books by PhilipPullman about Sally Lockhart, a young woman living in VictorianLondon, who solves various mysteries with the help of her friends.

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A series of books by PhilipPullman Creator/PhilipPullman about Sally Lockhart, a young woman living in VictorianLondon, who solves various mysteries with the help of her friends.

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[[caption-width-right:350:Sally Lockhart]]

A series of books by PhilipPullman about Sally Lockhart, a young woman living in VictorianLondon, who solves various mysteries with the help of her friends.

The four books in the series are:
* ''The Ruby in the Smoke''
* ''The Shadow in the North''
* ''The Tiger in the Well''
* ''The Tin Princess''

Main Characters:
* '''Sally Lockhart''': Main character, a young woman who develops a passion for solving mysteries after her father's death. "Uncommonly pretty" and works as a financial consultant.
* '''Jim Taylor''': Sally's friend, a lovable young Londoner who is courageous and outgoing. An office boy, he helps Sally solve her mysteries.
* '''Frederick Garland''': Love interest for Sally, a photographer with an imaginative streak.
* '''Ah Ling''': Villain in several of the books.
* '''Adelaide''': Orphan who becomes a main character through the series.

The first two novels were adapted for television by BBC, notably starring ''Series/DoctorWho'''s Creator/BilliePiper and Creator/MattSmith as Sally and Jim Taylor.
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!!Tropes:
* ActionGirl: Sally.
* ActionMom: Sally, again.
* BavarianFireDrill: Jim and Frederick pull one in ''The Shadow in the North'' to get back files stolen from Sally's office. It's not their first time.
--> '''Jim''': We've done it before... It's funny, ain't it, Fred? Amazing what you can get away with. You could walk in anywhere with a bit of paper in your hand--you could get away with murder, almost.
* BelligerentSexualTension: Sally and Frederick fight for a lot of the second book.
* CantStandThemCantLiveWithoutThem: Sally and Fred's attitude to one another for much of the second book.
* TheCharmer- Jim
* ConvenientlyAnOrphan - Adelaide
* DeathBySex: It's... unfortunate that [[spoiler:Frederick dies not long after he and Sally first have sex.]]
* DeceasedParentsAreTheBest - Sally's father
* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Jim reflects that Sally and Fred are made for one another, so why do they have to fight all the time?
* EvilCripple
* FairPlayWhodunnit
* FieryRedhead - Rosa Garland
* TheFilmOfTheBook
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Jim and Fred.
* HerHeartWillGoOn
* HeroicSacrifice: Alas, poor [[spoiler:Chaka]] and [[spoiler:Frederick]].
* HistoricalFantasy
* LadyOfAdventure
* LikeBrotherAndSister: Jim and Sally. Another character says this of them at one point.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Jim falls in love like this twice. Frederick tells Sally that he's loved her since their first meeting.
* LoveEpiphany: "Do you know where I realised that? It was in the patent library..."
* LondonGangster
* MarriedToTheJob: Sally for quite some time.
* TheNameIsBondJamesBond
* OpiumDen
* PlatonicLifePartners: Jim and Sally.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Frederick gives a brutal one to Sally in ''The Shadow in the North''.
--> '''Frederick''': There's you and there's the rest of us, and we're all inferior... Have you any idea of how unlikable you are, Sally? At your best you're magnificent, and I loved you for it. At your worst you're nothing but a smooth, self-righteous, patronizing bitch.
* RagsToRoyalty - Adelaide
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething - Adelaide
* SecondLove
* ShootTheDog: [[TearJerker Unfortunately]], [[spoiler: a literal example. Sally's dog Chaka is killed in ''The Shadow in the North''.]] It's a HeroicSacrifice.
* SoBeautifulItsACurse: Lady Mary.
* SomeoneToRememberHimBy
* VictorianLondon
* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask - Adelaide again
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Axel Bellmann]] turns out to be one, and his explanation bears many similarities to the arguments used to support a nuclear deterrent. Sally's total conviction that he's wrong is more because she's essentially an idealist who believes that a peaceful world isn't worth having if it's based on fear, rather than because she faults his logic. Of course, this is also a case of DramaticIrony; even though the book is set before things like a nuclear deterrent were even conceived of, it was written some time after it became painfully apparent that weapons of mass destruction ''do not'' bring about world peace.
* YellowPeril

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