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L. M. Montgomery

(Lucy Maud Montgomery)

Author

(1874 - 1942)

L. M. Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE, called “Maud” by family and friends and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author. She is best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908.

In her books, her name appears as L. M. Montgomery.

Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following.

The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character.

Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems. Many of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, Canada and places in the Canadian province became literary landmarks. She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1935.

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Anne of Avonlea (1909)

Anne of the Island (1920)

Magic for Marigold (1930)



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Emily of New Moon (1923)

The author returns to her original vein with this story of an orphan girl on Prince Edward Island. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Maria L. Kirk

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Emily’s Quest (1927)

In the last installment of the trilogy Emily falls in and out of love, and finally becomes a published author.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Maria L. Kirk

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Further Chronicles of Avonlea (1920)

This is the second collection of short stories about the Prince Edward Island of Anne Shirley. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): John Goss

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The Golden Road (1913)

In this sequel to The Story Girl, the children produce their own magazine and begin to grow up. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): George Gibbs

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Jane of Lantern Hill (1937)

When Jane VIctoria Stuart learns her father is alive and living on Prince Edward Island, she is at first reluctant to visit him, but when they meet she knows that she must somehow reconcile her two parents.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Louise Costello

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Kilmeny of the Orchard (1910)

Kilmeny cannot speak until Eric is threatened by her jealous foster brother. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): George Gibbs

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Magic for Marigold (1929)

Marigold Lesley’s invisible playmate is always there for her, growing up in a large family of adults. READ NOW.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Edna Cooke Shoemaker

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Mistress Pat (1935)

Patricia Gardiner clings to her home until life offers her something better.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Marie A. Lawson

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Pat of Silver Bush (1933)

This is the story of a young girl from age seven to eighteen who loves her happy home.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Edna Cooke Shoemaker

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Rainbow Valley (1919)

In this book, the attention turns to Anne and Gilbert’s children and their neighbors. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Maria L. Kirk

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Rilla of Ingleside (1921)

The chaos of World War I engulfs peaceful Prince Edward Island and claims its victims. We see it all through the eyes of Anne’s youngest child. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Maria L. Kirk

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The Road to Yesterday (1974)

A collection of short stories taken from the unpublished manuscript of The Blythes are Quoted.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Story Girl (1911)

Sara Stanley is the ‘story girl’ who entertains her family and friends with stories from the satiric to the macabre. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): George Gibbs

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A Tangled Web (1931)

This novel intended for adult readers follows the lives of over two hundred twenty-five characters in two densely intermarried families.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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