A Tangled Web
A Tangled Web is a novel by L. M. Montgomery. It is one of the few books she published that was written mainly for adults. It centers around a community consisting mainly of two families, the Penhallows and the Darks. For several generations everyone in the Penhallow family has married someone in... show more
A Tangled Web is a novel by L. M. Montgomery. It is one of the few books she published that was written mainly for adults. It centers around a community consisting mainly of two families, the Penhallows and the Darks. For several generations everyone in the Penhallow family has married someone in the Dark family.
Publish date: May 8th 2011
Pages no: 186
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Canadian Literature
(reread) Ughhhhh, there’s so much racism. And ableism. And weird romances where we’re supposed to cheer for the characters but I just wanted to yell: GET OUT! I did love Margaret, and Aunt Becky, and dang Montgomery can turn a phrase. But this was not my most successful re-read ever, although the pe...
This one was reissued recently and since I haven’t read it in years, I checked it out in a fit of LMM nostalgia. For the most part I enjoyed it, although it’s not one of the strongest of her books. But eek, I had forgotten about the really awful racism at the end! It left me with a sour taste in my ...
L.M. Montgomery was very very good at several things, and one of those was keeping a secret from her readers, building suspense until she finally decides to reveal all – which is always done in a satisfying manner. And she never does it better than in A Tangled Web – through the petty jealousies and...
I hate rating a book from L.M. just 2 stars, because I love her and I think she had a wonderful imagination, telling so many stories from so many people in just one book. A Tangled Web is not different. There are so many characters, and all of them are Dark or Penhallows. But I couldn't love the boo...
This is probably my tenth reading of this book - it might be (next to Anne of Green Gables) one of the books I've re-read the most times. So, I suppose it goes with out saying that I've always loved this and considered it the best of Montgomery's stand alone books, but after years away from her wor...