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4 Classic Books by Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Secret Garden & More

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 –  1924) was a British-American novelist and playwright. Born in Cheetham, England, Burnett emigrated to the U.S. with her mother and siblings when she was in her teens, settling in rural Tennessee. At 19, Burnett started publishing stories in magazines to help support her family.

Over the course of her decades-long writing career, Burnett wrote over fifty books and thirteen plays. While many were forgotten, here are four books by Frances Hodgson Burnett that have become timeless classics: Read More→


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