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CHAPTER 10

Summary

The High Lama tells Conway that he has never met anyone like him before. They especially discuss how Conway seems wise beyond his years, perhaps because of the intense and premature experience of the war. Conway emphasizes that he had exhausted his passions during the war, and that was the beginning of his wisdom. The High Lama remarks that he has just expressed the doctrine of Shangri-La.

Conway also comes to the realization that he has fallen in love with Lo-Tsen. It is not a love he feels he must urgently act on; instead, he sees her as a delicate, fragrant promised jewel that he is certain, given all the time they have ahead of them, will be fulfilled. As for his traveling companions, Miss Brinklow and Barnard both decide to stay, at least for awhile, as they feel a mysterious power working behind the scenes to make them want to be in the Valley of Blue Moon. Mallinson furiously remarks at this news that Shangri-La is a prison to which Conway notes that .......

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Once again, Conway’s wisdom gained as a result of his war experiences is emphasized which foreshadows how the High Lama will name him the new High Lama. There is also foreshadowing in the discussion of Lo-Tsen who has been the object of the love of many who live at the lamasery. The fact that she has not loved in.......

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