By L.M. Montgomery
It's the darkish kinfolk vs. the Penhallows during this bold and witty, sarcastic and mawkish novel through the writer of Anne of eco-friendly Gables.
What Will Feuding households Do To Win?
It all starts with nice Aunt Becky and her notorious prized ownership: a mythical heirloom jug. After her loss of life, every person wishes it. yet the recent proprietor will not be named for one year...
Anything It Takes
Mayhem reigns and tables are grew to become in a yr while every thing feels topsy-turvy. One lady will lose her fiancé. enemies on the grounds that adolescence will inexplicably come jointly. And a pair mysteriously separated on their marriage ceremony evening ten years earlier than will discover a moment likelihood at love. Then comes the evening whilst Aunt Becky's needs may be revealed...and the kin is in for the most important shock of all.
What Readers are Saying:
"Next to Anne of eco-friendly Gables, [it's] one of many books i have re-read the main instances. i have continuously enjoyed this and regarded it the easiest of Montgomery's standalone books."
"Superb. totally excellent. The characters dwell and step correct off the web page, leaving me considering them after i have closed the book."
"Classic L.M. Montgomery. plenty of enjoyable characters doing loopy issues after which gossiping approximately it to an individual who will pay attention. enjoyed it!"
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Extra info for A Tangled Web
She felt as out of place as the blank, unfaded space left on the wall where a picture had hung. Life had no meaning--this silly little round of gossip and venom and malicious laughter. Here was a roomful of people ready to fly at each other's throats because of an old broken-nosed jug and a few paltry knick-knacks. She forgot that she had been as keen as anybody about the jug when she came. She wondered impatiently if anything pleasant or interesting or thrilling were ever going to happen to her again.
Rachel's long face grew longer. She had wanted the Apostle spoons. But Gay Penhallow got the Apostle spoons--to her surprise and delight. They were quaint and lovely, and would accord charmingly with a certain little house of dreams that was faintly taking shape in her imagination. Aunt Becky looked at Gay's sparkling face with less grimness than she usually showed and proceeded to give her dinner-set to Mrs Howard Penhallow, who wanted the Chippendale sideboard. "It was my wedding-set," said Aunt Becky.
Dandy Dark. " Every one looked at Robert Dark, who squirmed uncomfortably, thus finding himself the centre of observation. Everybody disapproved. Dandy Dark was a nobody--his nickname told you that. It was a hangover from the days when he had been a dandy--something nobody would ever dream of calling the fat, shabby, old fellow now, with his double chin, his unkempt hair and his flabby, pendulous cheeks. Only his little, deep-set, beady black eyes seemed to justify Aunt Becky's opinion of his ability to keep a secret.
A Tangled Web by L.M. Montgomery