We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Quill & Quire > APRIL 2017 > Scope for imagination

Scope for imagination

Melanie J. Fishbane’s novelization of a teenaged L.M. Montgomery will hold most appeal for diehard fans of the lauded author’s canon


Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery

Melanie J. Fishbane

Penguin Teen Canada, Ages 12+

FOR THOSE of us who grew up enthralled with Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, details about Montgomery herself always seemed superfluous. Wasn’t Anne enough? A character vivid and realized, her life story so broad and detailed in scope that it seemed impossible she could be the product of someone’s imagination? Besides, we knew the parallels between Anne’s life and that of her creator – both motherless girls with lonely childhoods, an affinity for language, and a passionate attachment to place. Surely Avonlea was Cavendish, and Anne was Montgomery, and if you needed to know any more, you could always grow up and read about Emily.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Quill & Quire - APRIL 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - APRIL 2017
Or 299 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 5.00 per issue
Or 4999 points

View Issues

About Quill & Quire

Dennis Lee: The iconic poet returns with a career-spanning collection; The profound resilience of Barbara Gowdy.
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points