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Il giardino segreto One Of The Most Delightful And Enduring Classics Of Children S Literature, The Secret Garden By Victorian Author Frances Hodgson Burnett Has Remained A Firm Favorite With Children The World Over Ever Since It Made Its First Appearance Initially Published As A Serial Story In 1910 In The American Magazine, It Was Brought Out In Novel Form In 1911 The Plot Centers Round Mary Lennox, A Young English Girl Who Returns To England From India, Having Suffered The Immense Trauma By Losing Both Her Parents In A Cholera Epidemic However, Her Memories Of Her Parents Are Not Pleasant, As They Were A Selfish, Neglectful And Pleasure Seeking Couple Mary Is Given To The Care Of Her Uncle Archibald Craven, Whom She Has Never Met She Travels To His Home, Misselthwaite Manor Located In The Gloomy Yorkshire, A Vast Change From The Sunny And Warm Climate She Was Used To When She Arrives, She Is A Rude, Stubborn And Given To Stormy Temper Tantrums However, Her Nature Undergoes A Gradual Transformation When She Learns Of The Tragedies That Have Befallen Her Strict And Disciplinarian Uncle Whom She Earlier Feared And Despised Once When He S Away From Home, Mary Discovers A Charming Walled Garden Which Is Always Kept Locked The Mystery Deepens When She Hears Sounds Of Sobbing From Somewhere Within Her Uncle S Vast Mansion The Kindly Servants Ignore Her Queries Or Pretend They Haven T Heard, Spiking Mary S Curiosity The Secret Garden Appeals To Both Young And Old Alike It Has Wonderful Elements Of Mystery, Spirituality, Charming Characters And An Authentic Rendering Of Childhood Emotions And Experiences Commonsense, Truth And Kindness, Compassion And A Belief In The Essential Goodness Of Human Beings Lie At The Heart Of This Unforgettable Story It Is The Best Known Of Frances Hodgson Burnett S Works, Though Most Of Us Have Definitely Heard Of, If Not Read, Her Other Novel Little Lord Fauntleroy The Book Has Been Adapted Extensively On Stage, Film And Television And Translated Into All The World S Major Languages In 1991, A Japanese Anime Version Was Launched For Television In Japan It Remains A Popular And Beloved Story Of A Child S Journey Into Maturity, And A Must Read For Every Child, Parent, Teacher And Anyone Who Would Enjoy This Fascinating Glimpse Of Childhood One Of The Most Delightful And Enduring Classics Of Children S Literature, The Secret Garden By Victorian Author Frances Hodgson Burnett Has Remained A Firm Favorite With Children The World Over Ever Since It Made Its First Appearance Initially Published As A Serial Story In 1910 In The American Magazine, It Was Brought Out In Novel Form In 1911. I am now confused I do not know any what is my preference when it comes to books.When I was a kid, I wanted to read only books with pictures like the illustrated Alice in the Wonderland or Rip Van Winkle Until I read Silas Marner with no pictures and I said, wow, books with no pictures are also great When I was a teenager, I said I don t like to read books that are hard to understand and read by adults until I read Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov and I said, wow, I did not know that th I am now confused I do not know any what is my preference when it comes to books.When I was a kid, I wanted to read only books with pictures like the illustrated Alice in the Wonderland or Rip Van Winkle Until I read Silas Marner with no pictures and I said, wow, books with no pictures are also great When I was a teenager, I said I don t like to read books that are hard to understand and read by adults until I read Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov and I said, wow, I did not know that there are authors who write this way When I was a young man, I said I do not want thick books because I do not have time for them until I read War and Peace and The Fountainhead and I said, wow, thick books can be really engaging
Except for the persistent India bashing, I loved this book In fact Mistress Mary, I loved the ending so much that I forgive your English superiority complex Next time you visit here though, allow me to take you on the ride across India, I hope your impression will change Love love loveAlso counting this as my first BookTubeAThon read even if I read only 2 pages during the actual readathon, I NEED ALL THE BOOKS I CAN GET Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way or always to have it As a child, I read this book at least four or five times, along with Frances Hodgson Burnett s other childhood stories about Sarah Crewe Little Princess and Cedric Lord Fauntleroy They represented a rite of passage for me as a person and as a reader There is magic involved in coming of age stories where children strive to find the kind of life they are meant to live, against all odds, and I fel Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way or always to have it As a child, I read this book at least four or five times, along with Frances Hodgson Burnett s other childhood stories about Sarah Crewe Little Princess and Cedric Lord Fauntleroy They represented a rite of passage for me as a person and as a reader There is magic involved in coming of age stories where children strive to find the kind of life they are meant to live, against all odds, and I felt deeply satisfied each time I closed one of those books, knowing that the protagonists had once again ma
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Secret Garden is a children s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published as a book in 1911, after a version was published as an American magazine serial beginning in 1910 Set in England, it is one of Burnett s most popular novels and is considered a classic of English children s literature Several stage and film adaptations have been made The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Secret Garden is a children s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published as a book in 1911, after a
Two sickly, arrogant, lonely, neglected, little children, from wealthy families, both ten, cousins, live continents apart , Mary Lennox, in hot, steamy , colonial India, and Colin Craven, he in rainy, cold, Yorkshire, northern England, a cripple, just before the start of the First World War, they don t even known the other exists, but will soon, both like to show contempt to servants, by yelling at them, while
I know this book seems out of place among the fare I usually read, but hey, all I can say is that I like what I like There is some intangible quality to this book that really strikes a chord in me The whole idea of that sickly child being healed with love, attention, and forgive me an LDS joke wholesome recreational activities, just somehow speaks Truth to me I think this book has strong application to today s problems with the rising generation I really believe that kids these days are ge I know this book seems out of place among the fare I usually read, but hey, all I can say is that I like what I like There is some intangible quality to this book that really strikes a chord in me The whole idea of that sickly child being healed with love, attention, and forgive me an LDS joke wholesome recreational activities, just somehow speaks Truth to me I think this book has strong application to today s problems with the rising generation I really believe that kids these days are getting fatter, less healthy, and le
I first read this wonderful and evocative absolute and utter gem of a story at around age twelve or thirteen it was likely one of the first longer novels I read entirely in English, not counting those books read for school I simply adored Frances Hodgson Burnett s The Secret Garden when I read it as a young teenager or rather, a tween , I continued to love it when I reread it multiple times while at university, and I still massively loved the novel when I reread the story for the Children s I first read this wonderful and evocative absolute and utter gem of a story at around age twelve or thirteen it was likely one of the first longer novels I read entirely
Actual rating 4.5 5 stars.I have vivid memories of reading this renowned children s classic when I was very young I can distinctly recall my shock at reading a book with such an initially dislikable protagonist, the likes of which I had not yet discovered during my few years of reading I was intrigued by the petulant Mary Lennox and was enchanted by her discovery of the secret garden This, I believe, was my my first introduction to dark and brooding main characters, and probably even honed my Actual rating 4.5 5 stars
. The Secret Garden is a lovely story in every sense of the word Primarily, it s about three kids Mistress Mary, Dickon, and Master Colin and how just thinking a little differently can change a person completely.There s a lot of subtle things Frances Hodgson Burnett does right The way she relates the Garden to Colin s mother and how that affects his relationship with his father and how all of these things have made him a horribly spoiled brat That thinking a little differently, and getting The Secret Garden is a lovely story in every sense of the word Primarily, it s about three kids Mistress Mary, Dickon, and Master Colin and how just thinking a little differently can change a person completely.There s a lot of subtle things Frances Hodgson Burnett does right The way she relates the Garden to Colin s mother and how that affects his relationship with his father and how all of these things have made him a horribly spoiled brat That thinking a little differently, and getting some fresh air, and fixing up a Secret Garden can simultaneously fix up his life and his relationship with his father.Even though it packs a nice punch a