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The Secret Garden Ten Year Old Orphan Mary Lennox Comes To Live In A Lonely House On The Yorkshire Moors And Discovers An Invalid Cousin And The Mysteries Of A Locked Garden From The Book S Listing With The Plano Public Library System In Plano, TX


About the Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Eliza Hodgson was the daughter of ironmonger Edwin Hodgson, who died three years after her birth, and his wife Eliza Boond She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentleman until the age of fifteen, at which point the family ironmongery, then being run by her mother, failed, and the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee Here Hodgson began to write, in order to sup Frances Eliza Hodgson was the daughter of ironmonger Edwin Hodgson, who died three years after her birth, and his wife Eliza Boond She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentleman until the age of fifteen, at which point the family ironmongery, then being run by her mother, failed, and the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee Here Hodgson began to write, in order to supplement the family income, assuming full responsibility for the family upon the death of her mother, in 1870 In 1872 she married Dr Swan Burnett, with whom she had two sons, Lionel and Vivian The marriage was dissolved in 1898 In 1900 Burnett married actor Stephen Townsend until 1902 when they got divorced Following her great success as a novelist, playwright, and children s author, Burnett maintained homes in both England and America, traveling back and forth quite frequently She died in her Long Island, New York home, in 1924.Primarily remembered today for her trio of classic children s novels Little Lord Fauntleroy 1886 , A Little Princess 1905 , and The Secret Garden 1911 Burnett was also a popular adult novelist, in her own day, publishing romantic stories such as The Making of a Marchioness 1901 for older readers



10 thoughts on “The Secret Garden

  1. says:

    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


  2. says:

    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


  3. says:

    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 ch


  4. says:

    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 The


  5. says:

    The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett 1994 1340 338 1372 203 1389 9789643769185 The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett 1994 1340 338 1372 203 1389 9789643769185 1375 280 1389 9789644170485 19 1392 354 9786005395969 1393 51 9789642886258...


  6. says:

    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


  7. says:

    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 whol


  8. says:

    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 youn


  9. says:

    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


  10. says:

    Where, you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow. Originally published in 1911 The Secret Garden is a true children s classic One that adults should read as well Mary Lennox was born in India A plain little girl she was not wanted by her mother or father and consequently handed over to the servants to raise Because


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