Anne of Green Gables

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Penguin Adult, Mar 5, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
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Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are in for a big surprise. They are waiting for an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables but a skinny, red-haired girl turns up instead. Feisty and full of spirit, Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter. It's not long before Anne finds herself in trouble, but soon it becomes impossible for the Cuthberts to imagine life without 'their' Anne and for the people of Avonlea to recall what it was like before this wildly creative little girl whirled into town.

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Review: Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables #1)

User Review  - Annie - Goodreads

I was compelled to watch the four-hour (or so it felt) movie by a dear friend and more recently compelled to actually read this book by our local library book club. The movie was okay, and the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

I loved it and liked it. The things I loved were its charm, and the peek into a simple existence that I seem to hunger more for as I age. I also liked the fact that our protagonist is a creature of ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

L. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island.

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