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Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

21 out of 27 people found this review helpful.

Anne of Green Gables :)

Anne of Green Gables is a novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It is titled Anne of Green Gables because it follows the adventures of a mischievous girl, Anne Shirley, who lives in Green Gables. The story takes place in the 1890's and follows Anne through several years of h...
Anne of Green Gables is a novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It is titled Anne of Green Gables because it follows the adventures of a mischievous girl, Anne Shirley, who lives in Green Gables. The story takes place in the 1890's and follows Anne through several years of her life. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert had decided to adopt a boy to help on the farm. Instead the orphanage sent a talkative and troublesome girl. They were going to send her back, but quickly came to love Anne and decided to adopt her. The major conflict of the story is Marilla's trouble raising Anne, the protagonist. The rising action involves Anne's imagination, which always provokes her to do foolish things. In addition, Gilbert Blythe (the antagonist) provokes Anne. There never is a true turning point in the book. Anne promises to behave after each incident, but once again finds trouble. The resolution is made when Matthew, her adopted father, dies. Anne promises Matthew she'll behave just before he passes away. The characters and the plot in the book were very well developed and believable.
The writing in Anne of Green Gables was vividly descriptive. Anne always liked to imagine things, and often times the book would describe in detail what she dreamed of. The dialogue used was 3rd person. One of my favorite passages was, "Pretty? Oh pretty doesn't seem to be the right word. Nor beautiful, either. They don't go far enough. Oh, it was wonderful- wonderful. It is the first thing I saw that couldn't be improved by imagination." The theme of Anne of Green Gables would be imagination can make the rainiest days bright. The author is trying to say that imagination can lift you through troubled times. I really liked the book Anne of Green Gables. It was very entertaining and I would suggest it to all.

posted by CassidyR on October 15, 2009

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37 out of 62 people found this review helpful.

annoying abridgment

I didn't notice that this was an abridged version (audio mp3) when I ordered it. But I wasn't too concerned until I started listening to it. Being a die hard Anne of Green Gables fan I was extremely disappointed that their idea of shortening the story was to completel...
I didn't notice that this was an abridged version (audio mp3) when I ordered it. But I wasn't too concerned until I started listening to it. Being a die hard Anne of Green Gables fan I was extremely disappointed that their idea of shortening the story was to completely cut out key events and rewrite new contrived events that fall flat and do not lend themselves to the dramatic, touching, sometimes comical life of Anne Shirley. That coupled with the squeaky mouse-like voice that the narrator uses for Anne, and I will be searching for a new audio book for Anne of Green Gables to replace this one. This is NOT Lucy Maude Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables...fans be forewarned!

posted by Headina_Book on December 9, 2009

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    Posted August 15, 2014

    Kristen

    Ok u choose. Also im getting in the shower so ill meet u there i 6 mins. See ya :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2014

    EQUESTRIA

    Okay, my real idenity will be hidden. I would recemend this book to anyone who loves adventure and loves embarrasing moments. For example, usually when a boy does something that shows he like you you get excited but you act mad. In this case, Anne did not care. Am I right girls?

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    Posted May 23, 2014

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  • Posted May 20, 2014

    The look of this book is phenomenal. The silver gilded pages and

    The look of this book is phenomenal. The silver gilded pages and detailing makes it a stunning book for your collection. The content itself is fantastic as well.

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  • Posted March 12, 2014

    Great book, loved it so much! BUT... I only gave it 4 stars beca

    Great book, loved it so much! BUT... I only gave it 4 stars because I didn't know, when I got this edition, that there was more then one book and that it was a series, in fact. Although this one ends pretty well that you don't really need to read the others but that's not the point. I want to read the others becasue I liked this one so much. The others in the "Anne Series" are NOT made in these kind of Collectible Editions, though. Why make only the first book in a series like this?! So in order to read the others in the series I now have to get them in different verisons then this one, which I'm so mad about! But like I said, great book. I just wouldn't get this verison if you what the read the whole series.

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    Posted February 21, 2014

    Love it!!!!

    Loove it!!!!

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    Posted September 2, 2013

    Dear three cheers for Anne

    I totally agreez

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    Posted July 28, 2013

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    Posted July 26, 2013

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    Posted July 26, 2013

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    Posted July 25, 2013

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    Posted July 27, 2013

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    Posted July 25, 2013

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    Posted July 25, 2013

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    Posted July 23, 2013

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    Posted July 30, 2013

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