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A Tangled Web
A Tangled Web

A Tangled Web

FICTION

310 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: August 2014

ISBN 9781843915065

Rights: US, CA, AU & NZ

Hesperus Press (Aug 2014)
Hesperus Classics

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Overview

Follow the tangled web of relationships and emotions of the Dark and Penhallow families in this endearing classic, from the author of Anne of Green GablesAunt Becky's will is proving problematic. She has left the most precious of her possessions, an antique jug, to one of her beneficiaries—but has stipulated that the person may only be identified after a year has elapsed, once all of the family members have striven to live up to Aunt Becky's ideals. But the Dark and the Penhallow families are complex and numerous indeed—over three generations, 60 members of the Penhallow family have married 60 members of the Dark family, creating a tangled web of relationships and emotions. What lengths will family members go to to win the heirloom, and can anyone live up to what Aunt Becky would have wanted? The tumultuous and intertwined personal and love lives of the Penhallows and Darks makes makes for entertaining reading in this cleverly crafted novel, characterized by Montgomery's piercing evaluations of character and skill of description.

Reviews

"Montgomery writes beautifully and brings tears of both sorrow and joy on the turning of every page." —Guardian

Author Biography

L. M. Montgomery (1874–1942) was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems.