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The Blythes are Quoted – L.M. Montgomery

What a melancholy book. (There will be some spoilers here for the story of the Blythe family: be warned.) A collection of stories in which the Blythes are more or less tangential – “quoted”, bracketed by post-Great War snippets of … Continue reading

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Anne of Avonlea (BBC)

Anne of Avonlea  (TV mini-series 1975) Director: Joan Craft Writers:  Lucy Maud Montgomery (novel), Elaine Morgan (adaptation) I guess I never looked very hard for other Annes than the Kevin Sullivan/Megan Follows, because I never knew this version existed.  I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Plum puffs won’t minister to a script diseased

It’s not a good sign when one film is about one book and the next takes in … three.  It’s also not a good sign when the producer “didn’t think there was ‘enough dramatic material for a film’ and the … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables, and … not

I’ve been posting a great deal more lately on the TV/movies side of the blog than here; I haven’t had a lot to say about what I’ve been reading: Anne McCaffrey and Jill Churchill.  I’m letting a couple of ideas … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Anne & Co.

I was looking for something – two somethings, in fact, quotes I jotted down in my work notebooks. I found one – that’s a whole ‘nother post – and the other is still MIA, but in the search – as … Continue reading

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The year to date (part one): L.M. Montgomery

If I’ve been keeping track properly – and there’s no guarantee of that – I just finished my fiftieth book of the year. I find this number a little disappointing, as I remember one school year when I was able … Continue reading

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