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NPC - Around The Hearth by Joanne Lebold

SKU: 9781774710418

A heartwarming collection of 17 rare short stories by famed Anne of Green Gables author.

Although best known for creating the spirited Anne Shirley, L. M. Montgomery had a thriving writing career that included hundreds of short stories and poems. Around the Hearth is a continuation of the Montgomery short story collections edited by Rea Wilmshurst in the late 1980s and the early 1990s, including stories such as “A Baking of Gingersnaps” (1895) — the first story Montgomery published. As with Anne, who found a warm and welcoming home and family at Green Gables, these stories focus on homes and families, and the happiness and love people receive from them.

Over many years of careful research and meticulous compiling of resources, Joanne Lebold has curated a collection of short fiction that showcases all the warmth and charisma Montgomery’s fans have come to cherish, and offers a rare glimpse into some of the beloved author?s lesser-known works. Includes seventeen short stories originally published between 1895 and 1935.

Lucy Maud (L. M.) Montgomery (1874-1942) was a Canadian author best known for her popular Anne of Green Gables series, the first book of which was released in 1908. The PEI-born author studied literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax, and went on to publish twenty novels and hundreds of short stories and poems. Montgomery's work has inspired movies, television shows, musicals, plays, and continues to draw countless visitors to Prince Edward Island each year.