By L.M. Montgomery
It's the darkish kin vs. the Penhallows during this bold and witty, sarcastic and nostalgic novel by way of the writer of Anne of eco-friendly Gables.
What Will Feuding households Do To Win?
It all starts with nice Aunt Becky and her notorious prized ownership: a mythical heirloom jug. After her loss of life, every person desires it. yet the hot proprietor will not be named for one year...
Anything It Takes
Mayhem reigns and tables are grew to become in a 12 months whilst every thing feels topsy-turvy. One girl will lose her fiancé. enemies when you consider that youth will inexplicably come jointly. And a pair mysteriously separated on their marriage ceremony evening ten years ahead of will discover a moment probability at love. Then comes the evening while Aunt Becky's needs should be revealed...and the relations is in for the largest shock of all.
What Readers are Saying:
"Next to Anne of eco-friendly Gables, [it's] one of many books i have re-read the main occasions. i have continuously enjoyed this and thought of it the easiest of Montgomery's standalone books."
"Superb. totally terrific. The characters dwell and step correct off the web page, leaving me puzzling over them after i have closed the book."
"Classic L.M. Montgomery. plenty of enjoyable characters doing loopy issues after which gossiping approximately it to somebody who will hear. enjoyed it!"
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It was my wedding-set," said Aunt Becky. "There's only one piece broken. Theodore brought his fist down on the cover of one of the tureens one day when he got excited in an argument at dinner. I won out in the argument, though--at least I got my own way, tureen or no tureen. " Mrs Emily Frost, née Dark, a gentle, faded little person, who also had yearned for the Apostle spoons, tried to look grateful for a bed which was too big for any of her tiny rooms. And Mrs Alpheus Penhallow, who wanted the bed, had to put up with the Chippendale sideboard.
So he turned his back on Stanton and gazed at the jug, as every one else was doing--some covetously, a few indifferently, all with the interest natural to this exhibition of an old family heirloom they had been hearing about all their lives and had had few and far between opportunities of seeing. Nobody thought the jug very beautiful in itself. Taste must have changed notably in a hundred years if anybody had ever thought it beautiful. Yet it was undoubtedly a delectable thing, with its history and its legend, and even Tempest Dark leaned forward to get a better view of it.
Mrs Toynbee turned a horrible shade of pea-green with suppressed fury, gave him a look containing things not lawful to be uttered and went in with Virginia Powell. Peter took the precaution of dropping the surplus chair over the railing into the spirea bushes. "Excuse me if I weep," said Little Sam, winking at Peter while he wiped away large imaginary tears from his eyes. "Vindictive. Very vindictive," said Big Sam, jerking his head at the retreating Mrs Toynbee. "And sly as Satan. You shouldn't have put her back up, Peter.