Little Women - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)Louisa May Alcott (author), Elaine Showalter (author of introduction)
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Brimming with life and each sharply delineated, Little Women’s titular sisters continue to influence and inspire a century and a half after Louisa May Alcott created them. A compelling family drama set in the shadow of the American Civil War, Little Women is a triumph of characterisation and deft storytelling.
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship
Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four 'little women' enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England.
The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. Readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over little Beth's death, and dreamed of traveling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy.
Future writers have found inspiration in Jo's devotion to her writing. In this simple, enthralling tale, both parts of which are included here, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature's most beloved women.
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.
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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 665 g
Dimensions: 204 x 138 x 37 mm
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