L. M. Montgomery was a Canadian author best known for her 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables. Upon returning to Prince Edwards Island, the author of this classic states "A certain amount of my soul long starved mounted up on wings as of eagles. I was at home. Heart and soul in mind, I was at home. My years of exile had vanished. I had never been away." Lucy Maud Montgomery
Maud Montgomery may have gone, but her beautiful words and characters would live on and not just in print. Anne Shirely would also steal people’s hearts on stage, the silver screen, and eventually on a device not even Maud Montgomery could not have imagined—the television. But perhaps Lucy Maud Montgomery‘s greatest legacy is her wonderful depiction of a simpler time and the natural inspirational splendor of her beloved Prince Edward Island, an idyllic place that will forever be an antidote to our hectic, modern lives and provide ample scope for the imagination just like it did for a redheaded orphan named Anne... Anne spelt with an E.