First published in 1917 and the fifth novel in the "Anne of Green Gables" saga by Lucy M. Montgomery, "Anne's House of Dreams" begins with Anne's wedding to her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe and chronicles the early days of their married life together. Shortly following their marriage in the Green Gables orchard at the beginning of the novel, the couple moves into their "house of dreams" at Four Winds Point and Gilbert begins to take over his uncle's medical practice. As the happy young couple settle into their new life together they meet many interesting characters, such as Captain Jim, an old sailor who maintains the lighthouse, Ms. Cornelia Bryant, an aging spinster who never hesitates to speak her mind, and the lonely and bitter Leslie, whose cruel husband, Dick Moore, returned brain damaged and helpless from a long voyage at sea. The novel follows Anne, Gilbert and their new friends and neighbors for two years through heartbreak, tragedy, unexpected surprises, and eventually happiness and triumph. "Anne's House of Dreams" is a beautiful and touching installment in the treasured saga of Lucy M. Montgomery's most popular and well-loved character. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper.
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) war eine kanadische Schriftstellerin, die mit Anne of Green Gables weltberühmt wurde. Neben einigen Fortsetzungen schrieb sie noch zahlreiche weitere Romane, Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte. Sie und ihre Figur sind in Kanada Nationalheiligtümer; der Handlungsschauplatz Prince Edward Island lebt bis heute gut vom Anne-Shirley-Tourismus