Emily of New Moon

Emily of New Moon is L.M. Montgomery’s thirteen book, first published in August 1923 by McClelland and Stewart (Toronto) and the Frederick A. Stokes Company (New York). It is the first of three books to feature Montgomery’s protagonist Emily Byrd Starr, followed by Emily Climbs (1925) and Emily’s Quest (1927). It was preceded by Rilla of Ingleside (1921), which Montgomery had vowed to be the last of the Anne books.

A television series based on Emily of New Moon and its sequels, starring Martha MacIsaac, Stephen McHattie, and Sheila McCarthy, was filmed in Prince Edward Island and aired between 1998 and 1999 and between 2002 and 2003.

Dedication

“To Mr. George Boyd Macmillan / Alloa, Scotland / in recognition of a long and stimulating friendship.”

Contents

I. The House in the Hollow

II. A Watch in the Night

III. A Hop out of Kin

IV. A Family Conclave

V. Diamond Cut Diamond

VI. New Moon

VII. The Book of Yesterday

VIII. Trial by Fire

IX. A Special Providence

X. Growing Pains

XI. Ilse

XII. The Tansy Patch

XIII. A Daughter of Eve

XIV. Fancy Fed

XV. Various Tragedies

XVI. Check for Miss Brownell

XVII. Living Epistles

XVIII. Father Cassidy

XIX. Friends Again

XX. By Aerial Post

XXI. “Romantic but not Comfortable”

XXII. Wyther Grange

XXIII. Deals with Ghosts

XXIV. A Different Kind of Happiness

XXV. “She Couldn’t Have Done It”

XXVI. On the Bay Shore

XXVII. The Vow of Emily

XXVIII. A Weaver of Dreams

XXIX. Sacrilege

XXX. When the Curtain Lifted

XXXI. Emily’s Great Moment