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Valancy lives a drab life with her overbearing mother and prying aunt. Then a shocking diagnosis from Dr. Trent prompts her to make a fresh start. For the first time, she does and says exactly what she feels. As she expands her limited horizons, Valancy undergoes a transformation, discovering a new world of love and happiness. One of Lucy Maud Montgomery's only novels intended for an adult audience, The Blue Castle is filled with humour and romance.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
"At twenty-nine Valancy had never been in love, and it seemed romance had passed her by. Living with her overbearing mother and meddlesome aunt, she found her only consolations in the "forbidden" books of John Foster and her daydreams of the Blue Castle. Then a letter arrived from Dr. Trent, and Valancy decided to throw caution to the winds. For the first time in her life Valancy did and said exactly what she wanted. Soon she discoveredSee all Product Description
This is an often overlooked work of L.M. Montgomery, but it is a great read. It is one of, if not my favourite story of hers!Published 4 months ago by Lucasmom
I've read The Blue Castle many times and I never tire of it! A wonderful story of a woman's journey from a dull, fearful existence to freedom and happiness. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Meredith
I have been reading and rereading this book over and over again since I was 12. At 31 it is just as enjoyable as it ever was! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Tara Morgan
This book is a fantastic coming-of-age story of a "spinster" (at the ripe old age of 29) who finally stands up to her bullying family and embarks on an empowering... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Bruk
I have read this story over and over for many years and have enjoyed it immensely. I actually bought this second book to make sure I never lose it as I lend my books out to other... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Gladys Kerr
I choose the rating because children need to read, for entertainment and for learning. Books can and should be your best friend. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Helga Koehler
I came across this little gem when Anne of Green Gables appeared on my Kindle...so many praises for this rather unknown book penned by the same author in 1925. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kindle Customer