By L.M. Montgomery
It's the darkish relations vs. the Penhallows during this bold and witty, sarcastic and mawkish novel via the writer of Anne of eco-friendly Gables.
What Will Feuding households Do To Win?
It all starts off with nice Aunt Becky and her notorious prized ownership: a mythical heirloom jug. After her demise, every person desires it. yet the hot proprietor will not be named for one year...
Anything It Takes
Mayhem reigns and tables are became in a 12 months whilst every thing feels topsy-turvy. One girl will lose her fiancé. enemies seeing that youth will inexplicably come jointly. And a pair mysteriously separated on their marriage ceremony evening ten years prior to will discover a moment likelihood at love. Then comes the evening while Aunt Becky's needs may be revealed...and the family members is in for the largest shock of all.
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"Next to Anne of eco-friendly Gables, [it's] one of many books i have re-read the main occasions. i have constantly enjoyed this and regarded it the easiest of Montgomery's standalone books."
"Superb. totally exceptional. The characters stay and step correct off the web page, leaving me considering them after i have closed the book."
"Classic L.M. Montgomery. plenty of enjoyable characters doing loopy issues after which gossiping approximately it to a person who will pay attention. enjoyed it!"
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You married Annette Dark--and I married Theodore. Nobody knows how much I hated him when I married him. But I got quite fond of him after awhile. That's life, you know--though those three romantic young geese here, Gay and Donna and Virginia, think I'm talking rank heresy. I got over caring for you in time, even though for years after I did, my heart used to beat like mad every time I saw you walk up the church aisle with your meek little Annette trotting behind you. I got a lot of thrills out of loving you, Crosby--many more I don't doubt than if I'd married you.
She forgot that she had been as keen as anybody about the jug when she came. She wondered impatiently if anything pleasant or interesting or thrilling were ever going to happen to her again. Drowned John's early wanderlust suddenly emerged in her. She wanted to have wings--wide sweeping wings to fly into the sunset--skim over the waves--battle with the winds--soar to the stars--in short, do everything that was never done by her smug, prosperous, sensible home-keeping clan. She was in rebellion against all the facts of her life.
And Theodore was really a much better husband for me than you'd have been--he had a sense of humour. And it doesn't matter now whether he was or wasn't. I don't even wish now that you had loved me, though I wished it for so many years. Lord, the nights I couldn't sleep for thinking of you--and Theodore snoring beside me. But there it is. " 48 Old Crosby wiped his brow with his handkerchief. Erasmus would never let him hear the last of this--never. And suppose it got into the papers! If he had dreamed anything like this was going to happen, he would never have come to the levee.