HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Emily's Quest-3 by L. M. Montgomery
Loading...

Emily's Quest-3 (original 1927; edition 1927)

by L. M. Montgomery (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1,927253,552 (4.06)45
Member:tjsjohanna
Title:Emily's Quest-3
Authors:L. M. Montgomery (Author)
Info:Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1983, c1927.
Collections:Your library, Youth
Rating:*****
Tags:series, c:fiction, ambition, grief, love, @HR-WinR

Work details

Emily's Quest by L. M. Montgomery (1927)

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 45 mentions

English (24)  Finnish (1)  English (25)
Showing 1-5 of 24 (next | show all)
Whew. I'm glad I read these, and glad I'm done. No more of Emily's confused passions; finally she's found her place as a remarkable adult. The thing that bothered me about Dean Priest resolved out appropriately, and we got to know Mrs. Kent better.

There are some nice observations & lines sprinkled through the melodrama: Most young men are *such* bores. They haven't lived long enough to learn that they are not the wonders to the world they are to their mothers."" ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
This novel is third in the 'Emily' series, about what happens to Emily after she leaves High School. Perhaps more than the others in the series, this is character-driven; Emily matures realistically, and becomes a delightful young lady - with plenty of faults, which are frequently shown in her journal entries interspersed in the main narrative.

There are some unexpected developments along the way, and a climax which is perhaps a little over-dramatic, with events resolved satisfactorily (maybe too tidily for realism) afterwards. But on the whole I enjoyed it, and thought it a fitting end to this series. As with the others in the series, I wasn't particlarly moved or amused - unlike the 'Anne of Green Gables' series - but Emily still stands out as someone I would like to have known.

Really for teenagers or adults, to pass a quiet weekend or to allow a few hours of escapism. There's nothing in it that's inappropriate for younger children, but I suspect that most of them wouldn't find it very interesting. I would have liked it from about the age of 12 or 13. ( )
  SueinCyprus | Jan 26, 2016 |
Rich conclusion to a wonderful series. ( )
  sweetzombieducky | Nov 28, 2015 |
Continuing my re-read. I tried to set it aside but my completionist brain would not let me! I had a hard time with the excessive (IMO) use of misunderstandings to create plot, and Teddy just never comes fully alive to me (especially compared to Dean, who has his faults, certainly, but is at least more *interesting*). But I did enjoy the natural descriptions and observations of the writing life, and I very much like Emily herself.
  devafagan | Jan 2, 2015 |
This cover is hilarious: Emily's quest leads her to the beach, where she is clearly at a loss. ( )
  amelish | Sep 12, 2013 |
Showing 1-5 of 24 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (13 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
L. M. Montgomeryprimary authorall editionscalculated
Järventaus-Aav, LaineTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stahl, Ben F.Cover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Information from the Polish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
"No more cambric tea" had Emily Bird Starr written in her diary when she had come to New Moon from Shrewsbury, with her high school days behind her and immortality before her.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Available online at Project Gutenberg Australia:
http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0300...
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553264931, Paperback)

Emily knows she's going to be a great writer.  She also knows that she and her childhood sweetheart, Teddy Kent, will conquer the world together.  But when Teddy leaves home to pursue his goal to become an artist at the School of Design in Montreal, Emily's world collapses.  With Teddy gone, Emily agrees to marry a man she doesn't love ... as she tries to banish all thoughts of Teddy.  In her heart, Emily must search for what being a writer really means....

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:19:58 -0400)

(see all 5 descriptions)

Emily knows she's going to be a great writer. She also knows that she and her childhood sweetheart, Teddy Kent, will conquer the world together. But when Teddy leaves home to pursue his goal of becoming an artist at the School of Design in Montreal, Emily's world collapses. With Teddy gone, Emily agrees to marry a man she doesn't love ... as she tries to banish all thoughts of Teddy. In her heart, Emily must search for what being a writer really means.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

» see all 3 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
8 avail.
23 wanted
30 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.06)
0.5
1 1
1.5 1
2 10
2.5 7
3 83
3.5 25
4 134
4.5 10
5 152

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 110,658,102 books! | Top bar: Always visible