Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

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Little Women is a coming-of-age novel written by American novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the book over several months at the request of her publisher.The story follows the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—and details their passage from childhood to womanhood. It is loosely based on the lives of the author and her three sisters.Scholars classify it as an autobiographical or semi-autobiographical novel.

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This is similar to Pride and Prejudice, but set in America and follows four sisters and their search for love. Set during a time when a profitable marriage can end your problems, this book brilliantly shows the pressure, expectations and constrictions on women at the time.