The Secret GardenBook - 1994
After the death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent back from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. Mary is lonely and miserable until she stumbles across her invalid cousin, Colin, hidden away from the world by his troubled father. Together they discover the door to a secret garden, and open up a world of freedom and enchantment that they could never have imagined . . .
'Everything was strange and silent, and Mary seemed to be hundreds of miles away from anyone, but somehow she did not feel lonely at all . . . '
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"Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"...
"It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine..."
“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done--then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”
That night Colin slept without once awakening, and when he opened his eyes in the morning he lay still and smiled without knowing it-smiled because he felt so curiosly comfortable. It was actually nice to be awake, and he turned over and stretched his limbs luxuriously."
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This book takes you through a beautiful story of a girl learning to love and care.
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