Anne of Green Gables novel
  • Now that we are more used to action in our novels, this book feels like it meanders through childhood, describing the joys and disappointments of a girl's everyday life


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      Anne of Green Gables is a classic Canadian children’s novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. As the first of the series, this particular book starts with Anne as a sweet, eager child and moves her rather quickly through the remainder of her childhood into

      adolescence. (The book ends with Anne coming back from college in her late teens, to be picked up almost immediately by the sequel, Anne of Avonlea).

      The book is still a joy to read - light and fulfilling at the same time, and great for girls who like to read. It’s almost strange to read a book nowadays where there is no ‘bad guy’, merely mistakes made through misunderstanding or regular parts of human nature. There are, of course, still greedy or selfish people, but Anne herself ...


      • Anne of Green Gables novel
      is not at all greedy or selfish.

      The book does feel slow at times. Now that we are more used to action in our novels, this book feels like it meanders through childhood, describing the joys and disappointments of a girl’s everyday life. (And

      the difficulties for Anne Shirley, as an orphan in a time when orphans can be passed around like puppies).

      The funniest part was, I thought, the part where Anne concluded that because she never made the same mistake twice, she would eventually run out of mistakes to make.


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