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Uality 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 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 Genre Fiction ClassicPublication Date 1911Ofcourse there must be lots of Magic in this world he said wisely one day but people don t know what it is Begins as a slow story of an unwanted and ugly child who grew up to be very disagreeable Mistress Mary uite Contrary I felt that the curiosity element in this book is the strongest which makes us curious too Description of the moor its plants its breeze its dampness its animals and birds is heavenly Its saddening to me that owing to urbanization we are destroying these very forests and moors The emotions conveyed are strong and the character building is real nice The friendships Oh my god Are so good and simple It made me want to be closer to the nature that I actually went to a nearby park on reading it Its a neat piece of writing everything is clearly conveyed the messages the emotion the characters the garden The Yorkshire accent does sound fun There is a Magic in this book

Characters The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Selthwaite 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 ueries 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 spirit 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 giving orders Mary is spoiled unhappy and angry her beautiful mother loves parties doesn t look kindly at the plain offspring father too busy also helping govern the enormous colony truth be told they dislike the unlovable girl Cholera strikes and both parents fall the little orphan child is not emotionally attached to either one and never a single drop of tears is shedShipped off as uickly as possible by the authorities to her uncle Archibald Craven in England Colin s father owner of an ancient family mansion 600 year old Misselthwaite Manor with a hundred mostly unused rooms a decade previously Mr Craven lost his wife Mary and Colin mothers were sisters he adored in an accident and never recovered emotionally his face always sad and mournful The lord of the manor is a freuent traveler abroad he must get away from his bedridden weak boy it pains him to look at the pitiful sight and mostly does when Colin is asleepMary after a long boring escorted sea voyage arrives eventually and lives alone in an isolated part of the mansion Martha a teenager her servant the only person she talks to gives information about a secret garden Mrs Medlock the housekeeper like everyone else ignores the unattractive girl and hides her far from others just the hired hands are there after a uick visit to see her strange uncle he leaves for foreign lands Poor little Mary nothing to do but stare at the furniture exploring the the grounds of the estate the nearby unnatural moors outside and somehow finds the secret garden later after hearing again weird wailing sounds coming through the walls in her room the rather frightened Mary gets up in the middle of the night down the dark long sinister corridors enters an unknown room and discovers a pathetic depressed boy in bed her cousin Colin that no one mentionedThey become close friends after a few minor disagreements life begins in reality for the two children at Mary s urging she gets Colin outside for fresh air with the help of a third Martha s younger brother Dickon 12 who animals love a hidden door opened showing the eerie gloomy mysterious dying secret garden locked for ten years by MrCraven something dreadful occurred there brave Mary is delighted though she wants a beautiful garden with colorful roses live trees growing plants birds singing and flying bees humming butterflies floating rabbits jumping suirrels climbing crows cawing brilliant flowers springing up in all sections of the Secret Gardenand people lying on the green grass sightseeing looking at the bluest of the blue the sky above They have hoes the children let the plowing and weeding beginA children s classic that can be read and enjoyed by adults rejuvenation of the human spirit with a simple act of planting a few seeds in the ground yet than just exotic flowers coming above the dirt the most precious commodity on the Earth may also spring into existence life for the soul

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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 The Secret eBook #8608 children the world over ever since it made its first appearance Initially published as a serial story in in The American Magazine it was brought out in novel form in 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 Mis 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


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 booksWhen 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

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    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

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    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 i

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    Book 16 of 30 for my 30 day reading challenge

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    “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 leas

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    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 giving orders Mary is spoiled unh

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    I first read this wonderful and evocative absolute and utter gem of a story at around the age of twelve and it was likely one of the first longer novels I read entirely in English not counting those books read entirely for school And 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 an

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    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 uality 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 th

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    Genre Fiction ClassicPublication Date 1911Ofcourse there must be lots of Magic in this world he said wisely one day but people don't know what it is Begins as a slow story of an unwanted and ugly child who grew u

  10. says:

    This was an absolute joy ride and like my friend Karin put it it was 'lovely and heartwarming' 😊

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