Surely, people were getting it on at parties. Just because there are norms for polite society doesn’t mean everyone is following them.
The familiar “she’s like a comfortable shoe” theme.
The collection isn’t only made of “poo stories,” though.
“But my grades — my brains –” Bobby struggled to express herself. “A teacher has to be smart.”
She almost died of “pewmonia,” for instance.
Things are finally going in the direction readers have wanted since Gilbert Blythe called Anne “carrots” and then slid a candy heart as way of apology…
Michalski has a great talent…
L.M.M. uses the titular character sparingly, and instead gives readers a short story collection that will leave them frustrated.
Anne of the Island is my favorite book in the series so far. Montgomery hasn’t lost her sassy humor, her lifelike characters, or her ability to create suspense.
“The other evening Mrs. Sloane was reading a newspaper and she said to Mr. Sloane, ‘I see here that another octogenarian has just died. What IS an octogenarian, Peter?’ And Mr. Sloane said he didn’t know, but they must be very sickly creatures, for you never heard tell of them but they were dying.”