The Blue Castle

L. M. Montgomery

The Best Book You’ve Never Heard of

I was in the out-of-print and collectible book business for 20 years. I have handled every kind of old forgotten favorite from Gene Stratten Porter, Patricia Veryan, E.d.E.N. Southworth, boys series, girls series, ad infinitem. I can’t believe I had never heard of this book until a week ago. And I have been an L.M. Montgomery devotee’. Had seen the title but never paid it any attention. I am grateful to know that there are still treasures out there that still go undiscovered. This is a beautiful fairy tale which apparently provided the “inspiration” for Colleen McCullough’s The Ladies of Missalonghi
**this review was written in 2011**

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