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Anne of the Island      

     Anne of the Island (1915) Anne goes to college for four years in Kingsport (Halifax), Nova Scotia, living with other girls in a rented house in a wealthy neighborhood close to a seaside park. The story deals with Anne's and the other girls' ambitions and romances and ends with Anne's revelation about her feelings for Gilbert Blythe. The end of the novel was written after the First World War had begun and Montgomery's second son had been still born. This was the last novel to be published by the Page Company. Montgomery turned to Stokes in New York and to Canadian John McClelland as her agent. Is there a hint of exasperation behind the dedication: "To all the girls all over the world who have 'wanted more' about Anne"?
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