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Quarantine Reads By Frankie Thomas: The Secret Garden

April 19th, 2020 | Posted by admin in Portfolio

In this Paris Review series, writers present the books getting them through these strange times.

I completely agree with Frankie Thomas – The Secret Garden is the perfect pandemic read.

“With brutal swiftness, nine-year-old Mary is orphaned, removed from colonial India—the only home she’s ever known—and taken to stay with a distant relative in England.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret GardenI can’t be the only one who’s been having trouble focusing on books lately. Everything feels either depressingly dark or depressingly light; I don’t want to be reminded of the news, but how can I care about anything else? I’ve tossed aside several novels in the last week. Only The Secret Garden has held my attention. Only The Secret Garden takes place in a universe I recognize. READ MORE

 

Quarantine Reads: The Secret Garden

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