Synopses & Reviews
Lucy Maud Montgomery is best known for her Anne series, starting with Anne of Green Gables. A lifelong writer, Montgomery wrote her first poem at nine years old. Many of her stories, and the characters within them, were written from an autobiographical stance. Further Chronicles of Avonlea, published in 1920, is a sequel to her Chronicles of Avonlea. This sequel created a great deal of controversy as it was published without the consent of the author, and led to a nine-year-long legal battle between Montgomery and her publishers, L. C. Page & Co., from which Montgomery won $18,000. This collection includes: Aunt Cynthia's Persian Cat, The Materializing of Cecil, Her Father's Daughter, Jane's Baby, The Dream-Child, The Brother Who Failed, The Return of Hester, The Little Brown Book of Miss Emily, Sara's Way, The Son of his Mother, The Education of Betty, In Her Selfless Mood, The Conscience Case of David Bell, Only a Common Fellow, and Tannis of the Flats.