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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Rose is orphaned. Her legal guardian is her Uncle Alec. She moves to the "Aunt Hill," the home of six aunts and seven cousins, all of whom are male. Her color is pale, but Uncle Alec prescribes ... Read full review

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

Eight Cousins or The Aunt Hill by Louisa May Alcott; (4*); Loved it! This is a wonderful story about a young girl overcoming depression, fighting against loneliness and the social restrictions of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Rose, a young orphaned teenager, lives with two great-aunts who love her but have little idea how to help her stay healthy and mature. Her Uncle Alec is her legal guardian, and decides to give her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thor_the_Electrician - LibraryThing

Although there are a few archaic parts to the book, it is surprising in that it promotes the independence and fairness of Rose, the main character. Read full review

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

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User Review  - AmphipodGirl - LibraryThing

Eight Cousins or The Aunt-hill by Louisa May Alcott (1955) Read full review


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