"I set my teeth and said, 'I will succeed.' I believed in myself and struggled on alone ... I never told my ambitions and efforts and failures to any one. Down, deep down, under all discouragement and rebuff, I knew I would arrive someday." - L. M. Montgomery. This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: biography, or the "Anne" stories. L. M. Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables and author of more than 20 books, is a household name the world over. Anne of Green Gables has been translated into 40 different languages and immortalized on film, television, and stage. The spirited story of orphaned Anne was inspired by the natural beauty of Prince Edward Island.