L.m. Montgomery's Complete Journals: The Ontario Years, 1930-1933 by L. M. Montgomery

L.m. Montgomery's Complete Journals: The Ontario Years, 1930-1933

byL. M. MontgomeryEditorJen Rubio

Paperback | July 12, 2019

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L.M. Montgomery’s journals speak of simple pleasures and deep joy, dogged worries and profound disappointments. The story of her life from 1930 to 1933 is as gripping as the earlier volumes published by Rock’s Mills Press.

This volume is different from earlier ones in a surprising way, however: "It has happened. It is too cruel and hideous and unexpected to write about. I have spent two days in hell. I cannot see how I am to go on living. . . . And I have had to keep up a face to the world when something in my soul was bleeding to death" (February 5, 1933). 

The truth of this “cruel and hideous” event is, for a time, too dificult to commit to her journals; it casts a shadow of shame on Montgomery’s life for months. When she finally explains, it is page-turning material that gives a fascinating look into the hidden side of life in Ontario almost a century ago.

Montgomery also recounts other difficult situations facing her in those years, including attempts to help a slippery young man facing embezzlement charges and a younger woman’s obsessive crush on her. Over 100 of Montgomery’s own photographs are included, many never before published. This edition also includes an introduction, extensive notes, and an index of photography, all original to this edition.

Title:L.m. Montgomery's Complete Journals: The Ontario Years, 1930-1933Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:386 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:386 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inPublished:July 12, 2019Publisher:Rock's Mills PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772441759

ISBN - 13:9781772441758

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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