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A beautiful children's book.

User Review  - Leah - Christianbook.com

Set in nineteenth-century Boston, Louisa May Alcott’s Eight Cousins—originally published serially—follows a year in the life of young Rose Campbell. Rose, a sweet and delicate thirteen-year-old, is ... Read full review

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User Review  - 6boysandme - LibraryThing

Summary: I always finish an Alcott with a sigh. She has been a great teacher for me and this book was no exception. Delicate Rose has been put in her uncles care and becomes hardy and happy though his ... Read full review

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

I had fond memories of Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott from reading it as a child, but I didn’t remember just how sweetly sentimental it truly was. Of course my reading taste has matured, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - countrylife - LibraryThing

This is a sweet little morality tale, of the type popular in its day. Little Rose, orphaned on another continent, is brought to live among the family she has never met. On a hill along the coast in ... Read full review

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User Review  - EllasGran - LibraryThing

Rose is an orphaned girl who is staying with two great aunts to await the arrival of her guardian, Uncle Alex, the brother of Rose's deceased father. Because of a quarrel with Alex, custody of Rose ... Read full review

Review: Eight Cousins (Eight Cousins #1)

User Review  - Carolyn - Goodreads

I read this book when I was 12 and living on an Army base in Germany. I loved the sheer alien-ness of it. Rose and her extended family live in a place that was as foreign to me as Germany was (Boston ... Read full review

Review: Eight Cousins (Eight Cousins #1)

User Review  - Ruth - Goodreads

I think I just read some brainwashing pamphlet trying to convince everyone that cigars and earrings are evil, all fashion is vanity, and that women were put on the earth to make everything ... Read full review

Review: Eight Cousins (Eight Cousins #1)

User Review  - My Sister's Bookshelf - Goodreads

Rose is an orphan who comes to live with her great-aunts, Peace and Plenty, in Boston (a charming old-fashioned Boston that won't look at all familiar to people who live there today). Her unknown ... Read full review

Review: Eight Cousins (Eight Cousins #1)

User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

I just re-read this after at least a twenty-five year gap, and it was just as lovely as I remember. I've decided that I enjoy Louisa May Alcott's books about children (Little Men, Eight Cousins) more ... Read full review

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User Review  - picardyrose - LibraryThing

How funny -- I've forgotten how this ends. Read full review


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