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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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Across the Miles: Tales of Correspondence (1995)

A collection of short stories.

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

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After Many Days: Tales of Time Passed (1991)

A collection of short stories.

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

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Against the Odds: Tales of Achievement (1993)

A collection of short stories.

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

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Akin to Anne: Tales of Other Orphans (1988)

A collection of short stories featuring orphans.

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

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Along the Shore: Tales by the Sea (1989)

A collection of short stories featuring the seashore.

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

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Among the Shadows: Tales from the Darker Side (1990)

A collection of short stories.

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

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Anne of Avonlea (1909)

Anne is about to start her first term teaching at the Avonlea school, although she will still continue her studies at home with Gilbert. READ NOW.

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

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Anne of Green Gables (1908)

Anne, with an ‘e,’ is an orphan girl, mistakenly sent instead of a boy orphan, to Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert on Prince Edward Island. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): M. A. Claus
W. A. J. Claus

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Anne of Ingleside (1939)

In this final volume in the series, Anne is now the mother of five children with another baby on the way.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Charles V. John

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Anne of the Island (1915)

Anne Shirley attends Redmond College in Kingsport, where she is studying for her BA and finally makes up her mind about Gilbert. READ NOW.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): H. Weston Taylor

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Anne of Windy Poplars (1936)

This fourth novel in the series is in the form of letters and tells of Anne and Gilbert during the three years they were apart before their marriage when Anne taught high school.

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

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Anne’s House of Dreams (1917)

Anne and Gilbert start their new life together. This fifth book in the series moves into more adult themes and will be of little interest to children. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

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

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At the Altar: Matrimonial Tales (1994)

A collection of short stories.

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

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The Blue Castle (1926)

When Valancy Stirling learns she has only a year to live, she decides to throw caution to the winds. A novel for adults.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Dorothy Wall

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The Blythes Are Quoted (2009)

Delivered to her publishers on the day of her death, this final work of L.M. Montgomery is a mixture of short stories, poems and commentary by Anne and her family that deals with adult themes.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): None

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Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories (1995)

A collection of short stories with holiday themes.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Laurie McGaw

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Chronicles of Avonlea (1912)

Most of the stories in this collection were written and published in magazines prior to the composition of Anne of Green Gables, but deal with the same milieu. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

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

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The Doctor’s Sweetheart and Other Stories (1979)

Fourteen short stories.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): None

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Emily Climbs (1925)

In this second volume of the trilogy, Emily goes off to high school and continues her writing. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

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

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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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