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Anne La De Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables #6)

4.03 of 5 stars 4.03  ·  rating details  ·  31,352 ratings  ·  564 reviews
Anne is the mother of five, with never a dull moment in her lively home. And now with a new baby on the way and insufferable Aunt May Maria visiting-and wearing out her welcome-Anne's life is full to busting.
Still, Mrs. Doctor can't think of any place she'd rather be than her own beloved Ingleside. Until the day she begins to worry that her adored Gilbert doesn't lover he
Published (first published 1939)
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Anne has disappeared by this point in the series and become a matronly woman with a brood of kids. The book focuses mainly on the trials and tribulations of her incredibly moral children and the town gossip, and we've lost some of the best characters like Rachel Lynde, Marilla, Davy, etc by this time as well.

I felt myself "hankering" after Avolea and the Anne that was before she married...

It just sort of dragged by with description after description of the seasons, the house, the nosy housekeepe
I set out to read the full Anne of Green Gables series (I bought the set at a yard sale). But this one was the last I could take for a while. The author has difficulty making it clear who her audience is. Is it children who want stories about other children, or is it people who have grown up with Anne and want to know more about her ongoing life? As the book begins, it seems to be the latter audience, but it soon becomes clear it's the former. She starts this book in Avonlea, and we see Anne's c ...more
Rachel Crooks
Reading this book after so many years is like visiting a childhood haunt after many years to find only that it was not so big, not so beautiful, not so miraculous, not so mysterious, as it was then. It is like spending your early life thinking your parents are the height of perfection, compared to the day they begin to have visible (sometimes glaring) flaws. I know that this all comes full-circle in adulthood and that the day returns when you look again at your parents, at the old childhood hau ...more
The last Anne book... I had been saving it, treasuring it, for when I felt down. The day came recently when in low spirits I cracked into the last part of this happy story. It helped, it is a cheerful book no doubt. None of this tired "the world will never be the same..." business. Unfortunately Anne barely plays a role in the sixth installment. The book is filled with short stories about her children and seasons that come and go all too quickly. The writing is still very sweet, and there are oc ...more
3.5 tähteä

Ihanahan tämäkin on, mutta ei millään muotoa Anna-kirjoista paras. Huomaa, että tämä on kirjoitettu myöhemmin täydentämään sarjassa olevia aukkoja, sillä juuri täydennysosa tämä olikin. Kivasti tosin viittauksia Kotikunnaan Rillaan... <3 Montgomery kuvaa kyllä loistavasti erilaisia persoonallisuuksia, Annan perheen kanssa hykerteli useaan otteeseen.
This is the last book in the Anne of Green Gables series that still feels like an Anne book. The next two, are really more about Annes children and their playmates, the Merediths.
Annes children are wonderful, but I still love her best. Some friends have expressed dissapointed at finding Anne grown up and "settled down". I dont. Married life, with its ups and downs, is still as filled with adventure as childhood, only now the adventures are different.I believe the Ingleside children's stories wer
This book has one of my favorite scenes in all of literature in it.

And I love it. I am sorry that Lucy Maud shifted to the children's perspective starting with this book though. I miss Anne. If I could interview L.M., I'd ask why...

So ends my re-reading of Anne, at least for now ;)
Where is Anne of Green Gables, and who is this dull matron with no apparent inner life?

This book was a slog, but it's hardly surprising, since, in my understanding, Montgomery was plagued by her publishers for more Anne crapola, and this was the result. Though her descriptive passages of view and season are stunning as ever, that's about all that can be said for this work.

I am rather troubled by a tendency of reviewers here to criticize the character of Anne by railing against their perception o
به نظرم تنها کاراکتری که نباید بزرگ شه آنی ه. آنی شرلیِ چهل ساله آخه؟ :( آدم غصّهش میشه. ...more
So, after reading the Anne of Green Gables, first 3 books for book club I decided I wanted to read some of the later books in the series. I have enjoyed them. I think Anne's House of Dreams is my favorite. I'm currently on the last of the "Anne" titled books and there is something that is funny/frustrating to me.

Anne and Diana are talking and it mentions how Diana is 'matronly' looking i.e. chubby. (Now remember this is like 15 years later, so the girls are 30-ish.) And how Diana has always been
Elinor  Loredan
The back cover summary is very misleading. It says that Anne begins to worry that Gilbert doesn't love her anymore, and gives the impression that that worry will be a thread throughout the whole book, when really it only takes up the last chapter.
But who's complaining? Not me. I gave it 4 stars, after all.
Still, I don't like misleading back covers...:/ I was actually looking forward to finding out what Anne would come up with to get back Gilbert's love, which she thought she had lost, but nothi
Anne is married to Gilbert who is a doctor and they have 6 children, and a housekeeper who cooks because Anne doesn't. Gilbert is a successful doctor, so they are quite well off. I miss Anne from Green Gables. Anne just doesn't seem to be the same Anne that I loved and adored in Green Gables. Actually, she doesn't seem to be much of a mother I would think she would had been. I feel she spoils her children and doesn't discipline them enough. She seems to arrange flowers a lot rather than do the w ...more
This was the Anne book in which I became a little disappointed with Anne.

For one, she turns into a background character and this book is more about the stories of Anne's children.

But the main issue I had was the fact that Anne by all accounts was as smart as her husband, Gilbert, and just as determined. However in Anne of Ingleside it's evident that Anne is no longer writing and is unlikely to ever pursue that dream. Instead she has 6 children and a housekeeper and she spends her days at ladie
Sep 07, 2009 Tiffany rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!!!
Recommended to Tiffany by: Anne Shirley, of course
Anne and her delightful children. And she's living such a life, but still she has her moments!! She's still herself, after all! Dear Anne. I love every one of these books, and Lucy Maud never lost anything when continuing Anne's story for us to enjoy! I eat her words up, the frosting and all! I could read her books for ages, but then I would have to stop because I would be so inspired to write something, anything, that I wouldn't be able to contain myself! Miss Cornelia is a delight! And then th ...more
4 1/2 stars

The extra half star is for the ending of the book when Anne doubts Gilbert's love. Perhaps the way Anne jumps to conclusions is a bit overwrought, but the sweetness of the way she is brought back to her senses is so lovely.

Again, my poor daughter had to suffer through my tears as we finished this. I can't seem to make it through the end of an Anne book without tears - these books are just so life and love affirming.
Don't have much to say other than of course Anne and Gilbert's children would be completely delightful! I love all of them.
I'm so glad we stuck with this series. Nakyla loved the first couple of books and then was losing interest, I think because Anne was a grown-up and the things she was doing weren't very interesting. By this book Anne has a bunch of kids and the book has a lot of little stories about each of them. Nakyla was back to loving this series with all the stories about things happening to the kids. I also really enjoyed the book as someone who grew up with the movies, but never found out what happened to ...more
After this latest reread, Anne of Ingleside remains my least favourite Anne book and, in fact, my least favourite but one L.M. Montgomery novel. Anne's children are noxiously cute and her perfect motherhood cloying. But I'm glad to have dipped back into it all the same for the dark undercurrent in it that intrigues me. I remembered the story of Peter Kirk's funeral, and of Anne and Gilbert's anniversary reunion with Christine Stuart as strong points of the book and they remain so. But I don't th ...more
Well, I read this one, and I don't think I can really bear to read any more of them. The House of Dreams had me doubting already, but this one put me over the top. It just doesn't have that charming quality of telling Anne's story. Now she magically has a bunch of children, and we hear nothing about her trials and tribulations of raising them!!! Years just pass. The newborn baby is then six years old. Nothing about Anne's emotions, etc. No word from the old Avonlea gang.

There are more stories he
I've read all these books while growing up and loved them all and this book is no different, If you are like me and have often wondered just what kind of children that spunky redhead Anne would come to have then read this and you will find out! Anne takes a back seat in this book as we are introduced to her children neighbors and friends, I've always found that Lucy Maud Montgomery was in her element writing about children, she has this abilty to transport me back to my childhood where im able t ...more
This is my first time re-reading this book in quite a few years. Usually my re-reads of the series stop after book 3, 4 or 5, because I hate to see Anne grow up. It pains me to give any book in the series, which I consider my all-time favorite series, anything less than 3 stars, but this has always been my least favorite installment. Too many ellipses and too much repetition. Also, Anne's children are much less interesting than she was as a child. Still have fondness for the book for giving me m ...more
Liz B
This is one of the two Anne books that isn't available as a recorded book. (Anne of Windy Poplars is the other.) I read it while I was still listening to Rainbow Valley.

This book is more a series of vignettes about Anne's children than it is a novel--and some of Anne's kids are pretty boring. (*cough* Nan and Di *cough*) It was a sweet, fun read all the same. My favorite parts were the ones that dealt more with adults than children--the story of the funeral, the gossip Walter overhears, Anne's f
Emily Bates
Meh. I liked meeting Anne's children, but what's with this new, perfect, demure Anne who doesn't get into scrapes anymore? What happened to the spunk and the quick tongue?
The focus begins to shift from Anne, all grown up, married, in a beautiful home surrounded by her children; instead, her children begin to take center stage. It was sweet, and fun, and very dear, but at times hard to read because of the hints and omens of the future, a future I remembered all too well from other times reading the series: the death of a favorite character in the still-far-off Great War. Ingleside still lingers with Anne, and there were glimpses of Diana and the twins and the coll ...more
This book certainly doesn't have much of a plot. Somehow, it just drags, one random story after another about Anne's children that are quite similar to the sort of stories she has in all of her other books. If you have read much of Montgomery's work, you will recognize the recurring themes...and character. I can hardly tell the difference between her children! They are so similar, the same old cookie-cutter, stereotypical, imaginitive characters. I feel this book is the weakest in the Anne serie ...more
Angie Gazdziak
What I love most about the Anne books is how she grows with you, from a bright eleven-year old to an adult. I was looking forward to reading this now that I'm a parent with a few years under my belt. I thought that surely I'd find another relation to Anne here. Sadly, that wasn't really the case.

Part of the problem is the way the book is described. Anne doesn't really start worrying that Gilbert has fallen out of love with her until the very end of the book. Not that I'm a complete sap, but if t
Most of this book deals not with Anne, but with her children, the incredibly naïve and easily fooled targets of all the other children in town. This only makes sense, because of course, when a woman becomes a mother, she loses the last traces of her personal identity and disappears completely into her children. She no longer has dreams of her own, but is solely defined by the tiny humans that fill her home. Naturally, Anne’s stuck-up children don’t ever tell lies, even in jest, or break the rule ...more
Apr 02, 2008 Shannon rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves the Anne of Green Gable series
Shelves: classic
I liked this book because of what wonderful, loving parents Anne and Gilbert seem to be. I look at her way of mothering and want to pattern my mothering in a similar way... This story is told more from her children's perspective, but you can see what caring, patient, and God-fearing people Gilbert and Anne are from the choices their children make. It is a delightful book-- just like the others.
Tôi cứ ngỡ cuốn sách ngay trước tập này, "Anne và Ngôi Nhà Mơ Ước" là tập cuối cùng trong series Anne tóc đỏ. Và sau khi đọc cuốn sách này, tôi mới biết "Anne dưới mái nhà Bên Ánh Lửa" được viết sau tập trước đó hơn 20 năm, có lẽ Montgomery cũng đã có ý định dừng series Anne tóc đỏ ở Ngôi Nhà Mơ Ước, nhưng có lẽ vì quá quyến luyến với Anne nên bà quyết định viết thêm.
Đây có lẽ là tập chuyển tiếp, mang tính giới thiệu những nhân vật mới và từ từ xa cô bé Anne ngày nào, Anne giờ đã là vợ, là mẹ củ
In this book Anne is the mother of 6. I enjoyed her insights on being a mother that are sprinkled in among the adventures of her children and her life with her physician husband, Gilbert. She has basically a live in nanny to help her with her kids and homemaking duties. It sure would be NICE to have someone like that!
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Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908.

The author of the famous Canadian novel Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery, was born at Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Nov. 30, 1874. She came to live at Leaskdale, north of Uxbridge Ontario, in 1911 after her wedding with Rev. Ewen Macdonald on July 11, 1911
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“Well, that was life. Gladness and pain...hope and fear...and change. Always change! You could not help it. You had to let the old go and take the new to your heart...learn to love it and then let it go in turn. Spring, lovely as it was, must yield to summer and summer lose itself in autumn. The birth...the bridal...the death...” 6 likes
“The dark hills, with the darker spruces marching over them, looked grim on early falling nights, but Ingleside bloomed with firelight and laughter, though the winds come in from the Atlantic singing of mournful things.

"Why isn't the wind happy, Mummy?" asked Walter one night.

"Because it is remembering all the sorrow of the world since it began," answered Anne.”
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