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BKLYN BookMatch: More Classics for a Lover of Emma and Anne

This list was made by a librarian for a reader who enjoyed Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery and Emma by Jane Austen

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The age of innocence

Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn. |

When the Countess Ellen Olenska returns to New York society from Europe, fleeing her brutish husband, her rebellious independence and passionate awareness of life stir the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer, already engaged to be married to her cousin May Welland

We have always lived in the castle

Shirley Jackson ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem. |

Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they've been hiding.

I capture the castle [electronic resource] : Deluxe edition.

Smith, Dodie. | eBook

The journal of seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain reveals her perspective on six stormy months in the eccentric and poverty-stricken life of her family in a ruined Suffolk castle, including the arrival of two young American brothers who've inherited land of their own.

The sound of waves

Yukio Mishima ; translated by Meredith Weatherby ; drawings by Yoshinori Kinoshita. |

A young fisherman in a remote Japanese fishing village is entranced at the sight of a young pearl diver, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. He pursues her despite the petty cruelties and gossip of the village.

Eva Luna : a novel

Allende, Isabel. | eBook

Orphaned idealist Eva Luna takes us on a journey through the political, social, and metaphysical development of her Latin American town. In the process, we are privy to her whimsical storytelling and growth into an independent woman during a politically tumultuous time. Eva Luna sees the extraordinary in her seemingly hopeless situations and in doing so, opens the eyes of all those in her community.

Anne of Green Gables : a graphic novel

Marsden, Mariah, author. | eBook

When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan who can help manage their family farm, they have no idea what delightful trouble awaits them. With flame-red hair and an unstoppable imagination, 11-year-old Anne Shirley takes Green Gables by storm.