Anne of Windy Poplars
Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known as the royal family of Summerside - and they quickly let Anne know she is not the person they had wanted as principal of... show more
Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known as the royal family of Summerside - and they quickly let Anne know she is not the person they had wanted as principal of Summerside High School. But as she settles into the cozy tower room at Windy Poplars, Anne finds she has great allies in the widows Aunt Kate and Aunt Chatty - and in their irrepressible housekeeper, Rebecca Dew. As Anne learns Summerside's strangest secrets, winning the support of the prickly Pringles becomes only the first of her triumphs.
Publish date: September 1st 1992
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
This novel follows Anne during the three years of her life post-college and pre-marriage. She’s a principal at a small high school on the other end of PEI from Avonlea, and has to deal with a whole new set of small town prejudices. The novel is told both in the letters she writes to her fiancé (do y...
The fourth in the series and another beautiful instalment it was. The style of this one is different from the previous three. I noticed some reviews by other readers reflecting this fact. I personally enjoyed the refreshing approach to telling Anne's story of her experiences at Summerside. I thought...
Next up on my series of reviews of books I am rereading is Anne of Windy Poplars, right smack in the middle of the series. It's a weird one to start review the series with, but I've read them all so many times that I know how they fit together. I've said before that Emily is my favourite Montgomery...
This is among my favorite of the Anne books (although, really, how does one pick a favorite Anne?) because it is written in an epistolary style that really allowed LMM to explore Anne's voice in a much more personal way. And her voice is charming. I love Summerside, I love Spook's Lane, I love Littl...
I'm not a fan of Anne, but this was rather enjoyable.
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