Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

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When red-headed orphan Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables, she feels sure she's found the home she has always longed for. Her new adoptive parents, the Cuthberts, are less certain - they had asked the orphanage for a boy. But before long, Anne's irrepressible optimism and loving nature charms them. While her temper is unpredictable and her extravagant imagination makes her dreamily whimsical and prone to comic mishap, they come to love Anne as if she were their own child. A celebration of the transformative power of love, Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved children's classic is a brilliantly warm and funny portrait of a girl who has a second chance at childhood. This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition of Anne of Green Gables includes the original illustrations by M. A. & W. A. J. Claus and an afterword by publisher Anna South.Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 392 pages
  • 100 x 157 x 20mm | 217g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Macmillan Collector's Library
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 150982801X
  • 9781509828012
  • 25,240

About L. M. Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada, in 1874 and raised by her maternal grandparents following her mother's death. Biographical accounts of her upbringing suggest a strict and rather lonely childhood. She later spent a number of years working as a teacher before turning to journalism and then, ultimately, to writing fiction. Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908, was her first novel and has remained in print the world over ever since. Montgomery died in Toronto in more

Table of contents

Chapter - 1: Mrs Rachel Lynde is SurprisedChapter - 2: Matthew Cuthbert is SurprisedChapter - 3: Marilla Cuthbert is SurprisedChapter - 4: Morning at Green GablesChapter - 5: Anne's HistoryChapter - 6: Marilla Makes up Her MindChapter - 7: Anne says Her PrayersChapter - 8: Anne's Bringing-up is BegunChapter - 9: Mrs Rachel Lynde is Properly HorrifiedChapter - 10: Anne's ApologyChapter - 11: Anne's Impressions of Sunday SchoolChapter - 12: A Solemn Vow and PromiseChapter - 13: The Delights of AnticipationChapter - 14: Anne's ConfessionChapter - 15: A Tempest in the School TeapotChapter - 16: Diana is Invited to Tea, with Tragic ResultsChapter - 17: A New Interest in LifeChapter - 18: Anne to the RescueChapter - 19: A Concert, a Catastrophe and a ConfessionChapter - 20: A Good Imagination Gone WrongChapter - 21: A New Departure in FlavouringsChapter - 22: Anne is Invited out to TeaChapter - 23: Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of HonourChapter - 24: Miss Stacy and Her Pupils get up a ConcertChapter - 25: Matthew Insists on Puffed SleevesChapter - 26: The Story Club is FormedChapter - 27: Vanity and Vexation of SpiritChapter - 28: An Unfortunate Lily MaidChapter - 29: An Epoch in Anne's LifeChapter - 30: The Queen's Class is OrganisedChapter - 31: Where the Brook and River MeetChapter - 32: The Pass List is OutChapter - 33: The Hotel ConcertChapter - 34: A Queen's GirlChapter - 35: The Winter at Queen'sChapter - 36: The Glory and the DreamChapter - 37: The Reaper whose Name is DeathChapter - 38: The Bend in the RoadSection - i: AFTERWORDSection - ii: BIOGRAPHYshow more

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