Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Different Kind Of Life” as Want to Read:
A Different Kind Of Life
A Different Kind of Life by Prince Edward Island poet and author, Linda Stewart, is a gentle story of romance, humour, faith and hope. This novella is a delightful and rare gem with characters so life-like you will miss them at the end. Jon Andrews, a handsome forty-something professor from Montreal takes a leave of absence to spend a year in a rustic cabin on Prince Edwar ...more
Kindle Edition, 32 pages
Published October 1914
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Lucy Maud Montgomery knew it. World renown author of "Anne Of Green Gables" has influenced the lives of millions of people around the globe. Linda Stewart knows it and shares it with her beautiful gift of expression. This brief glimpse into life here on Prince Edward Island is very familiar and much valued by me. I was born on the Island and have lived here almost my entire life. I value "A Different Kind of Life". Community, family, nature and a closeness to the God of creation are all an impor ...more
"A Different Kind of Life" is a beautiful tale of Jon Andrews, a harried university professor from Montreal who leaves his good job behind in the big city to start a quiet life in rural Prince Edward Island. While living in PEI, Jon befriends many local residents. The author's descriptions of the scenic pastoral landscape of the PEI are phenomenal, as is the overall story itself. I highly recommend "A Different Kind of Life" to anyone who seeks a light, easy-to-read story.