Beauty And Mischief In ‘Anne Of Green Gables’

“I think that in some ways what L.M. Montgomery managed to do was create the most perfect type of a certain spirited girl,” says writer Gwenda Bond, who writes about children’s books and young-adult literature on her literary blog Shaken & Stirred. “It was really the first time that we encountered such a character as Anne Shirley, who was so imaginative, was always getting into trouble and really was set apart by her intelligence, more than anything else.”

Beauty And Mischief In ‘Anne Of Green Gables’ : NPR

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  1. my favorite current iteration of that character is Gilda Joyce, the psychic investigator, created by Jennifer Allison.

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  2. OT, but I was in a rush for you to see this: A Wonderland Expedition Kit. It’s a whole new frontier of Alice-y creativity.

    http://absinthetic.livejournal.com/776713.html

    I think you’ll be fascinated!

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