Anne's House of Dreams

Anne's House of Dreams

Book - 1989
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Anne and her young husband, Dr. Gilbert Blythe, embark on an eventful life at the Four Winds Harbour.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c1989
ISBN: 9780770422103
0770422101
9781518842788
9780771061615
0771061617
Characteristics: 281 p

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gracechen926
Oct 30, 2014

I like this book because, it is fun to read!

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DaianaDuban
Jun 04, 2014

I thought this book would be more about Anne and Gilbert's lives as newlyeweds than about everybody else. There is not one drop of romance.

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janana
Jan 04, 2013

I love this story, with Gilbert and Anne getting settled into their first little home, where they experince the birth and death of their first little daughter, and then the birth of their healthy son. Leslie Moore adds more color. All in all; great!

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phuong_nguyen00
Aug 29, 2010

This is less romantic than I thought. At lest Leslie Moore gets some romance in this one. It's actually not that bad.

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lisahiggs
May 17, 2010

There is an obvious aversion to the discussion of certain subjects in this novel. Apparently Lucy Maud Montgomery feels that some things just aren’t talked about.

Things that happen that aren’t talked about, in decreasing order of how much they are talked about (MAJOR SPOILERS):

1. Weddings
2. Death of a child
3. Childbirth
4. Pregnancy
5. Sex

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sarag1 Aug 06, 2016

"'Some might say, that a Redmond B.A, whom editors were beginning to honor, is "wasted" as the wife of a struggling doctor in the rural town of Four Winds.'
'Gilbert!'
If you had married Roy Gardner, now,' continued Gilbert mercilessly, 'YOU might have been 'a leader in social and intellectual circles.'
'Gilbert BLYTHE!'
'You KNOW you were in love with him once, Anne.'
'I was not! I only thought I was. You know, Gilbert. You know I'd rather be your wife in our house of dreams than a queen in a palace.'
Gilbert's answer was in more than words..."

SIGH. Oooooooh I love it.
TYPED FROM MEMORY.
Yup- I know this by heart. Whatever. Don't mention it. So what if I'm slightly obsessed? Or, ya know, a lot obsessed? So what?

sarag1 Aug 06, 2016

"'The nurse says he is to have red hair. Anne is furious with her, and I'm tickled to death!'"
-Gilbert Blythe

sarag1 Aug 06, 2016

"'Oh, you mothers!' Said Gilbert, putting his arms around them. 'You mothers! God knew what He was about when He made you."
-Gilbert Blythe
*Typed from memory*

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navy_dolphin_76 Jul 04, 2013

navy_dolphin_76 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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