Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

On the northern shore of Canada’s Prince Edward Island, a skinny, red-haired, and freckled orphan girl is inadvertently sent to live with a reclusive, elderly bachelor and his spinster sister; the elderly siblings had requested to adopt a young boy who could work on the family farm, but the imaginative and rambunctious Anne Shirley arrives instead and becomes the focus of a number of amusing adventures.

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often. Even after giving it some thought, Mrs. Rachel was unable to understand it, and her afternoon’s delight was diminished.
After tea, I’ll just go over to Green Gables and ask Marilla where he’s gone and why. The honorable woman ended her speech. He seldom enters the town during this time of year, wouldn’t get dressed up and get in the buggy to go get more turnip seed, and wasn’t moving quickly enough to be heading to the doctor. However, something had to have occurred since last night for him to get going. I’m honestly perplexed, and until I find out what has Matthew Cuthbert out of Avonlea today, I won’t have a moment’s peace of mind or conscience.

After tea, Mrs. Rachel set off for the Cuthberts’ large, sprawling, orchard-surrounded home, which was only a quarter of a mile up the road from Lynde’s Hollow. Undoubtedly, the lengthy highway extended it considerably. The father of Matthew Cuthbert, who was as reserved and quiet as his son, had received a

Anne of Green Gables

By – Lucy Maud Montgomery




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