A Tale of Two Editors of The Little Women Legacy

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I had to ask: Team Laurence or Team Bhaer? Editors Merry Gordon and Marnae Kelly talk Jo March’s ending, how they’d put the March sisters to work at Pink Umbrella Books (not just work of course – they’d go on holiday too), and surprises for Little Women fans in the to-be-released anthology, Alcott’s Imaginary Heroes: The Little Women Legacy. Continue reading

How to live up to the Little Women movie

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These are the things I loved about the last iteration of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, and looking forward to seeing in the new mini-series… Continue reading

Laurie’s Sonata Pathetique in Little Women

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I’ve been listening to Beethoven’s Sonata Pathetique – the song that Laurie plays after proposing to Jo. It is breathtaking…I have a greater appreciation as to why Jo’s respect for “the Laurence boy” increased so highly upon hearing him play the piano for the first time. Continue reading

A Little Women reminiscence: Conversations at Orchard House #1

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I didn’t get to any of the other things from my original Little Women Summer plans – but thanks to the lovely folks at Orchard House, I did get to have a “conversation” with one of their staff, who just fell in love with Little Women and the home in which it was written! Here’s Part 1 of that conversation 🙂 Continue reading

Little Women’s unwritten letter

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Theodore Laurence wrote one last letter to Jo March whilst on the European Grand Tour, a second proposal of marriage. This is the letter he might have written… Continue reading

16 lines I’d love to see in the new Little Women series

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PBS Masterpiece has announced the cast for their upcoming Little Women series – which brought to mind some lines from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic that would be brilliant to see onscreen… Continue reading