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L M Montgomery - Author

L.M. Montgomery achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. A prolific writer, she published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels. Nineteen of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, even though she lived in Ontario for the last thirty-one years of her life.

Today, Montgomery's novels, journals, letters, short stories, and poems are read and studied by general readers and scholars from around the world. Her writing appeals to people who love beauty and to those who struggle against oppression. In the Second World War, Polish soldiers were issued copies of Montgomery's novels to take to the front. A post-war Japan turned to Anne for lessons in optimism and imagination. A musical based on Montgomery's first best-seller, Anne of Green Gables, has drawn packed houses for over twenty-five years. Recent television movies and series based on her novels have had international success and have made Montgomery a household name once again.

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Anne of the Island
L M Montgomery
This excellent second sequel to Anne of Green Gables has the same direct tone and close attention to detail which makes everything Anne does feel so recognizable and familiar- even though the experiences are also very much of their time. ...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/08/2009
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Anne Of Green Gables
L M Montgomery
To celebrate the centenary of its first publication, Puffin have produced this most fantastic edition. To coincide they've also published a prequel – Before Green Gables. Anne of Green Gables is the story of a girl who wins a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/03/2008
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Anne of Green Gables
L M Montgomery
This is the story of Anne, a girl who wins a place in everyone's heart who will appeal to readers both young and old. A feisty and much-loved heroine. Orphan Anne has always dreamed of being part of a proper...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/08/2007
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Anne of Avonlea (with an introduction by Budge Wilson)
L M Montgomery
In the first sequel, Anne is growing up and she is determined to fulfil her ambitions and, as a teacher in her old school, to inspire those who are growing up behind her. Anne has left behind her childish ways...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/11/1999
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