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The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Published: 2014-11-29
Paperback : 146 pages
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The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature. ...
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The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been produced.

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by [email protected] (see profile) 06/07/19

Such a sweet story, with beautiful imagery and an uplifting message, but a bit overly simplistic and not the greatest writing. Repetitive dialogue and somewhat flat characters.

 
by Bryn. (see profile) 11/13/16

 
  "The Secret Garden"by smiley (see profile) 05/29/16

A young girl is sent from India to live with her uncle in England after her parents died. She discovers a new world in which to grow, and helps her sickly cousin gain health. How she goes from a self-absorbed... (read more)

 
  "young and old will enjoy"by toni86 (see profile) 09/07/12

This book yet made for children, sure inspired our book club. Our host wanted to read a classic for our two year anniversay and this was just great. I myself had never read it and enjoyed it along with... (read more)

 
  "Secrets of The Secret Garden"by nbaker (see profile) 02/02/12

While The Secret Garden is looked upon as a children's story, adults are never too old to be reminded that it is far too easy to set limitations upon ourselves and others than it is to believe that everything... (read more)

 
  "The Secret Garden"by circleoffriends (see profile) 06/24/11

As a club we liked this book. It was an easy read that was great for us. The symbolizm was interesting and we enjoyed it. Most of us had read it as kids but a fun reread as an adult to bring out another... (read more)

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