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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Canadian writer of the traditional Anne of Green Gables novels, that have been posted between 1908 and 1921. Her various other fiction series are the Emily of New Moon trilogy as well as the Story Gal books. She was also a prolific brief story article writer; her 1912 collection, Chronicles of Avonlea, is particularly popular. She grew up in a rigorous household and acquired few close friends during her youth. Like her imaginary heroine, Anne Shirley, she frequently found escape in the wonderful world of her creativity. Later, she attained a teaching level from Prince of Wales University. The eight books in her well-known Anne of Green Gables series happen on Montgomery’s indigenous Prince Edward Isle and follow heroine Anne Shirley as she matures from an outspoken orphan gal to the smart, still-spunky wife of youth like, Gilbert Blythe. Montgomery’s mom passed away of tuberculosis when she was a child, and she grew up by her paternal grandparents, Donald and Louisa Montgomery. She also briefly resided with her dad and stepmother. With her hubby, Ewan Macdonald, Montgomery acquired three sons. Her Anne of Green Gables books had been turned into a favorite, 3-component Canadian miniseries that starred Megan Comes after.

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Full Name Lucy Maud Montgomery
Date Of Birth November 30, 1874
Died April 24, 1942, Toronto, Canada
Place Of Birth Canada
Profession Novelist
Education Prince of Wales College, Dalhousie University
Nationality Canadian
Spouse Ewen Macdonald
Children Chester Macdonald, Stuart Macdonald, Hugh Macdonald
Parents Hugh John Montgomery, Clara Woolner Macneill Montgomery
Movies Lantern Hill, Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel, Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of Windy Poplars
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Attended Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1895-1896, and studied English literature.
2She died in Toronto, but was lain to rest in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. Flowers and gifts from fans cover her grave every summer.
3Three sons Chester(1912), Hugh Alexander (1914) who died at birth, and Stuart (1915)
4Pictured on an 8¢ Canadian commemorative postage stamp issued in her honor, 15 May 1975.



AnneTV Series novel - 8 episodes filming
Project Green Gables2015-2016TV Series novel - 51 episodes
Green Gables Fables2014-2016TV Series novel - 151 episodes
Anne of Green Gables2016TV Movie characters created by - as L.M. Montgomery / novel: Anne of Greene Gables - as L.M. Montgomery
Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu e no michi2010novel - as Rûshî Môdo Mongomeri
Kon'nichiwa An: Bifô Guriin Gêburusu2009TV Series characters - 9 episodes
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning2008TV Movie characters
Kaze no Shoujo Emily2007TV Series novel - 26 episodes
Anne2007TV Series novel
Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series2000TV Series characters
Emily of New Moon1998-2000TV Series novel - 43 episodes
Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story2000TV Series characters - uncredited
Avonlea1990-1996TV Series novels "The Story Girl" "The Golden Road" "Chronicles of Avonlea" "Further Chronicles of Avonlea" - 91 episodes
Lantern Hill1989TV Movie novel "Jane of Lantern Hill"
Anne of Avonlea1987TV Mini-Series novels "Anne of Avonlea" "Anne of the Island" "Anne of Windy Poplars" - 4 episodes
Anne of Green Gables1985TV Mini-Series novel - 2 episodes
I Know a Secret1982Short short story
Anne of Green Gables1979TV Series novel - 50 episodes
Anne of Avonlea1975TV Mini-Series novel - 1 episode
Anne of Green Gables1972TV Mini-Series novel - 5 episodes
Anne De Green Gables1957TV Movie novel
Anne of Green Gables1956TV Movie novel
Anne of Green Gables1952TV Series novel "Anne of Green Gables" - 6 episodes
Anne of Windy Poplars1940novel - as L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables1934from the book "Anne of Green Gables" - as L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables1919novel

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Life and Times1996TV Series documentaryHerself

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1In the end I never set out deliberately to write a book. It just 'happened.' One spring I was looking over my notebook of plots for a short serial I had been asked to write for a Sunday School paper. I found a faded entry, written many years before: 'Elderly couple apply to orphan asylum for a boy. By mistake a girl is sent them.' I thought this would do. The result was "Anne of Green Gables". I thought girls in their teens might like it. But grandparents, school and college boys, old pioneers in the Australian bush, Mohammedan girls in India, missionaries in China, monks in remote monasteries, premiers of Great Britain, and redheaded people all over the world have written to me telling me how they loved Anne and her successors.
2[about having written many other books, which never became as successful as "Anne of Green Gables":] "If I'm to be dragged at Anne's chariot wheels the rest of my life, I'll bitterly repent having 'created' her."

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