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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Dec 31, 2010

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A secret garden is an irresistible premise and the narrative flows beautifully, although marred by passages of didactic uplift. But the nature writing is beautiful in itself, and reminded me of the pantheism of Wind in the Willows. There is also an echo of Jane Eyre in the plot.

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