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Emily está convencida de que va a convertirse en una escritora de éxito. Pero sabe que para ello necesita tener cerca al que ha sido su amor desde la infancia, Teddy Kent. Cree que su amor va a durar eternamente y que juntos van a ser capaces de todo lo que se propongan. Sin embargo, cuando Teddy decide marcharse a Montreal sin ella, para hacer realidad su sueño de ser art ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 1997 by Salamandra (first published 1927)
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Rebekah Clark Probably a little late, but... There is a little swearing in it, but nothing dirty. It's definitely darker in tone than some of L.M. Montgomery's…moreProbably a little late, but... There is a little swearing in it, but nothing dirty. It's definitely darker in tone than some of L.M. Montgomery's other books, but probably fine for a preteen.(less)
Emily I wouldn't recommend it. The books are chronological and there is very little explanation in Emily's Quest about the things that have happened in the…moreI wouldn't recommend it. The books are chronological and there is very little explanation in Emily's Quest about the things that have happened in the two previous books. (less)
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May 23, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the third and final book of a lesser-known series by the author of Anne of Green Gables. The Anne books are more popular, but the Emily books are deeper and darker, and some of my favorite young adult literature. Like Anne, Emily is an orphan, and goes to live with conservative relations. The three books chart her coming of age, her college years and her professional endeavors, and are excellently written. Emily is a character of ups and downs -- people who dismiss L.M. Montgomery as a f ...more
Stephanie Sun
"Well, I never could have believed that a pack of lies could sound as much like the real truth as that book does."

Like the handsome, ambitious boys-next-door that L.M. Montgomery's heroines love to love, Emily Byrd Starr had the bald luck of getting there first. She is the author avatar for me, and I will accept no substitutes until the day I die: Nate Zuckerman, Grady Tripp, Charlie Citrine, Harriet Vane, Briony Tallis, Stephen Daedalus, Buddy Glass, Leo Gursky, Tom Healy... it was fun, but you
Ahmad Sharabiani
Emily's Quest (Emily of New Moon #3), L.M. Montgomery
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: هجدهم ماه ژانویه سال 2016 میلادی
عنوان: امیلی و جست و جو - کتاب سوم از سه گانه امیلی؛ نویسنده: لوسی مود مونتگمری؛ مترجم: سارا قدیانی؛ تهران، قدیانی، 1394، در 352 ص؛ شابک: 9786002514035؛
سه رمان: کتاب یک: امیلی در نیومن، کتاب دوم: امیلی و صعود؛ و کتاب سوم: امیلی و جست و جو، داستان امیلی را از کودکی و مدرسه امیلی و رشد نمادین او در راه موفقیت در نویسندگی دنبال میکند. کتاب دوم و سوم جریانهای عاشقانه-ی زندگی امیلی را بیشتر دنبال
Helene Jeppesen
Nov 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This conclusion to the Emily trilogy was in my opinion the best book in this series. Emily fascinated me because she made some questionable decisions that I didn't immediately understand, but as the story continued I grew to understand and appreciate her.
This series has all in all been such a great surprise to me because it beats "Anne of Green Gables" in so many ways. We get a main character who develops, who has hopes and who grows up over the span of three books. Emily goes from being a youn
Jennis Andelin
This was the worst of the whole series. It was dark and depressing the whole time. The plot was really sad, and all through this book I just HATED Ilse. She was portrayed as a shallow, silly girl with no feelings for Emily or Teddy. She's obsessed with something the whole time. I liked the first two because of Emily and Ilse's good friendship. They both trust and stick up for each other. However, in the third, it seems as though she doesn't care for anything or anyone. And it's weird how Emily a ...more
Aug 17, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reading Emily of New Moon I began to have an idea of why I've never loved and spent time with Emily Byrd Starr as I have with Anne Shirley or Pat Gardiner. I began to suss it out then, but I loved the book and it still seemed strange to me. With Emily Climbs it began to seem clearer – that dark streak running through it, I said, and left it at that. But it is only on finishing Emily's Quest that I fully understand – and that is partly because I know, on closing this book, I will be leaving it cl ...more
Another wonderful book by Lucy Maud Montgomery. What an underrated writer, and what a shame. There are millions of readers, especially young readers, that would love these wonderful books. Emily's Quest is the third and final book in the series, Emily of New Moon. Emily Byrd Starr is just as precocious and loveable as Anne Shirley of Anne of Green Gables. But she is more serious minded and determined than Anne, and reading of her ups and downs, her hopes and dreams, and her undying love of Teddy ...more
Aug 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I know in my heart that I cannot adequately express how I feel about this book.

The series as a whole is amazing. I have never read a story where I so wholly absorbed a character's feelings as I did Emily Starr's. And I must say, the final book in the trilogy broke my heart over, and over, and over. I felt so much anguish over this book.

But L.M. Montgomery done something special. Reading this alongside Anne of Green Gables, it is evident how much her writing has evolved since the Anne series (190
Dec 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Poor Emily. Poor, poor Emily. I picked up this book again last night, meaning to read a few chapters over dinner, and found myself ripping right through it again, back in PEI with silly, proud, devastating Emily.

This book guts me every time, probably because I am also a writer who has experienced major depression. Emily's Quest is one of the most honest, accurate depictions of the illness I've ever read, and gave me, as a child and adolescent, if not a name for what I was experiencing, then at l
Laurence R.
Jun 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
May 21, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Oh, God, Emily, shut up.

I am only giving this two stars because I'm really proud of Emily for writing and gaining success with her short stories, and eventually, a novel! She works so hard, and goes through a lot of struggles (late, depressing nights, being on death's door, etc.). But damn, girl, your love life is a mess, and you are making it so.

(1) Dean. And **SPOILERS** (Though I guess the novel thing was already a spoiler, but if you didn't know that was happening, that's a bit more on you.
Emily's Quest was just so incredibly depressing and frustrating, I really found it difficult to read with any pleasure. The misunderstandings between Emily and Teddy (and Ilse) are so very obvious, and could have been so easily sorted out. Instead, the creepy Dean Priest steps in and persuades Emily to marry him after she is badly hurt in an accident (which Priest unwittingly precipitated, but then used to his advantage).

The final third of the book was the hardest to read as the misunderstanding
Apr 12, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
After two strong books, L.M. Montgomery ruins the finish in this book. People do horrible things to her and break her heart, and she finishes as a very weak version of herself. I can only take so many "miscommunications" as plot devices, and this story has a few too many. Also, we are presented with the fact that Emily loves only Teddy Kent, and can't possibly marry anyone else, but in spite of the fact that Emily really is a well written character, we know very little about Teddy Kent, and so i ...more
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This was probably my least favorite of the three books. That being said, it was completely necessary for the course of the story to play out. This book is more full of mental hardship than previous books (Emily is growing up after all), which makes for a more difficult read. Not that difficult is bad, but after coming to love such a vibrant, positive character and then see that character mentally anguished for some period of time. No one wants to see someone they care about in pain, and I defini ...more
Jan 15, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Oh, what was this? A love kite? A crooked square with a starburst projecting from our heroine? Oh no. It's a love squid. Good grief. And the whole second sight thing really became a bit much.

It looked like this. Horror.
May 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My least favorite of the three Emily books, now that I've read them all about seven times. We have to have this book because it winds up the love story, but it takes us briefly through some harrowing, depressing events to get there. No one dies, but it's rough. Scratch that. People die, all right, but Emily doesn't. I still love Emily's story even though, as an adult, I no longer believe it's a good story for me to read. I don't need any more encouragement to judge, be introverted, and stay away ...more
Jan 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
She was sitting at her open window. The night outside was like a dark, heavy, perfumed flower. An expectant night -- a night when things intended to happen. Very still. Only the loveliest of muted sounds-- the faintest whisper of trees, the airiest sigh of wind, the half-heard, half-felt moan of the sea.

"Oh, beauty!" whispered Emily, passionately, lifting her hands to the stars. "What would I have done without you all these years?"

This is the third, and my favorite, of the Emily books. I'll miss
Mar 19, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Things get quite dark for Emily in the final volume. Apart from misunderstandings and the pains of rejection, both literary and personal, she is burdened with a best friend who is quite appallingly self-centred, selfish and lacking any understanding of Emily. It all comes right at the end of course, but only just! Some interesting studies of people who claim to love but who are pathologically possessive and jealous. I was left wondering whether Montgomery had someone like this in her life.

Apr 21, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book is painful. Why do they all torture themselves??? My advice is read the last chapter first. Then you can have your happy ending to the other two books. At that point you can decide if you even want to know what happened in the first of the book. You may be better off not knowing.
Ksenia (vaenn)
Ой, а отака "Емілі" - це вже трохи занадто. Бажання додати "саговості", плинності і масштабу заразом з бажанням "як би це все швиденько заокруглити" на виході поєднуються доволі химерно. То третя книжка з циклу - це практично повість - мінімум подій та 256 сторінок у дуже щедрому на папір та додаткові оздоби виданні. Але той мінімум подій триває майже 13 років в режимі: 5 сторінок на дзуйхіцу (дуже вправні дзуйхіцу, Монтгомері тут не хибить) - 10 сторінок на "минуло півроку... чи рік... чи, може ...more
This is a tale of a young heroine's quest for succes. It is a tale of ambition and of a young woman obsessed with wordplay and poetry. It is a tale of bleak depression and the writer's block that comes along with it. It is a tale of artistry and the fragility with which art is created. And, of course, it is a tale of love and hope and happiness; a tale of rereading old letters and striving for the bright future, that was once foretold.

The ghosts of things that never happened are worse than the
Jan 24, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya
[close] I've given the third of Montgomery's Emily books four stars simply for nostalgia's sake, since it was actually the first one I read. Yet as I read through these again and again, I find this third one to be the darkest and most depressing. Emily has given up a chance to work in publishing in the U.S. to stay at New Moon and write -- while this is her choice (and the author's) what a book that would have made, to see Emily in the world!

Plus the author makes the years pass by like fluid an
Aug 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, classics, 2016
Never thought this Emily series could be so dark and sad but I love how desperate this made me feel. It captured perfectly the growing pains of a young woman. Adult life seems so much more exiting and fun when you are young and when everything is still open.
Melika Khoshnezhad
این کتاب با دو کتاب قبلی این مجموعه خیلی فرق داشت. خیلی همه چیز تلختر، تاریکتر و واقعیتر بود. امیلی بزرگ شده بود، عاشق شده بود، تنها مانده بود و تمام احساساتش، حتی سردرگمیهایش قابل درک بودند. از بین این سه کتاب این کتاب، مورد علاقهی من بود و از همه بیشتر با آن ارتباط برقرار کردم. کاملا میفهمیدم چرا با وجود اینکه میدونست عاشق تدیست، حاضر شد با دین عروسی کنه و چرا لحظهی آخر همه چیز رو خراب کرد. تدی،پری، دین و الیزه رو هم درک میکردم و همه چی انقدر شفاف و صادقانه بود که انگار نمیشد جور دیگهای باشه. ...more
Jul 12, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classic-ya
Oh man... where to even begin with this book? Let's just say that it was an excruciating read at times. I'm so glad that I was allowed to rant out my immediate reaction to this book to a friend because otherwise I don't think I could write such a composed review. I went into this book with such hopes, and I think it was that above all else that made this an unsatisfactory read. So far I had adored reading Emily's growth as a person and as a writer through her dealings with the Murray clan and he ...more
Aug 22, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Jun 09, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, ya, favorites
Seriously, this book was giving me vapors. I was yelling at it a lot of the time, like NO THAT CAN'T HAPPEN!
And then it ended OK. Whew. :)
Oct 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Emily's character writes and studies human nature, but when it came to her own life, she couldn't communicate, with the people she loved. It was maddening to read, and not scream out to Emily, that she needed to express her feelings, in order for her dreams to come true. Why didn't Emily see how much Teddy loved her, through his many paintings of her face in his works?

I felt throughout the book, that Emily would be the person to help Teddy's mother, and I was glad that happened.

Ilse was Emily's
4.5 Emily is now my friend and I have lived with her for a short, but sweet time. There were surprises, there were troubles, there were peaceful moments and growth. Of course, the ending didn't quite satisfy my always critical mind, seemed a bit sudden and too easy, but still, I hugged this book after reading it...I will miss them all.
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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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“It's dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” 177 likes
“You see," she concluded miserably, "when I can call like that to him across space--I belong to him. He doesn't love me--he never will--but I belong to him.” 135 likes
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