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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin (1903)

From the original review of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin in The Saint Paul Globe, November 1903:  For anyone suffering with the blues one could not do better than to prescribe this last book of Kate Douglas Wiggin, with the certainty that it would effect a cure.

The writer may have done better work than this, but surely she never created a more wholly delightful character than Rebecca. There is nothing unnatural about Rebecca, because once in a while we meet someone entirely original, absolutely different from anyone else, and that is Rebecca. Read More→


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