“Anne with an E” Is A Sprawling Adaptation That Reaches Far Beyond The Page

Originally published: Sommet Dame Magazine

Adaptations are hard to get right. There’s a reason the adage “the book is always better than the movie” now haunts the film industry. The stakes are always high, but they are even higher when the source material is beloved, and Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne Of Green Gables definitely fits that description. The 1908 classic has been essential childhood reading for generations, its characters and settings brought to life time and time again, each reader reimagining them ever so slightly differently.

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