L.M. Montgomery

L.M. Montgomery


Born
in Clifton (New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada
November 30, 1874

Died
April 24, 1942

Genre

Influences


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 in Prince Edward Island. Her three children were born at Leaskdale, and she wrote close to a dozen books while she was living in the Leaskdale Manse before the Macdonald family moved to Norval, Ontario in 1926.

Maud died in Toronto April 24, 1942 and was buried at Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.

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Polls

January 2016 New School Group Read

1937, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, 366 pages
 
  23 votes, 15.2%

 
  21 votes, 13.9%

1915, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, 201 pages
 
  15 votes, 9.9%

1953, Casino Royale by Ian Fleming, 181 pages
 
  13 votes, 8.6%

 
  13 votes, 8.6%

1954, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, 182 pages
 
  12 votes, 7.9%

 
  11 votes, 7.3%

1999, Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, 617 pages
 
  9 votes, 6.0%

 
  7 votes, 4.6%

 
  7 votes, 4.6%

 
  7 votes, 4.6%

1984, The Bone People by Keri Hulme, 450 pages
 
  5 votes, 3.3%

 
  3 votes, 2.0%

1926, The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery, 218 pages
 
  2 votes, 1.3%

1937, Christ in Concrete by Pietro Di Donato, 256 pages
 
  2 votes, 1.3%

1957, The Assistant by Bernard Malamud, 246 pages
 
  1 vote, 0.7%

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