ISBN: 9789385031618 Pages: 240 Size: 197 x 138 mm Format: Hardback Weight: 350 gm.
About The Book
Mary Lennox was nothing like her pleasant and pretty mother. Ignored by her parents and overindulged by her ayahs, she was a spoilt, lonely girl in India Her life takes an unexpected turn when everybody she knew suscumbs to a cholera epidemic. Orphaned, she is shipped off to England to live in her uncle's household at Misselthwaite Manor. Cenfronted by new possibilities, Mary finds herself liking the moors of Yorkshire, But the peace of the huge house is disturbed by a wailing that echoes through its halls, and the beautiful gardens surrounding it are haunted by a tragic past. What are the secrets that the isolated manor hides? Is Mary finally going to be able to make a home out of the house? Is there something really magical and healing about the moors of Yorkshire? Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel forms a perfect combination of mystery, magic and love,
About Frances Hodgson Burnett
Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Cheetham Hill, Manchester England on the 24th of November, 1849. She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentlemen till she was fifteen years old and was forced todiscontinue when the fami family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee and here, Hodgson started writing to supplement her family income.ily ironmongery business run by her mother failed.The When her mother died in 1870, Hodgson assumed full responsibility for the family.Hodgsons great success as a fiction novelist, childrens author and playwright ensured that she had to travel back and forth quite regularly between her homes in England and North America.Hodgson died in her Long Island, New York home, in 1924 and is widely remembered for her trio of classic childrens novels like Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911) However, she wasalso a popular novelist for adults.