The Secret Garden pt. 3


Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Tonight, we’ll read the third part to "The Secret Garden",a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published in 1911. Set in England, it is now one of Burnett's most popular novels and seen as a classic of English children's literature.If you’d like to start from the beginning, the first episode aired March 9th, 2020.

The most recent episode, part 2, aired April 29th, 2020. In the last episode, Mary and Mrs. Medlock take the train to Misselthwaite Manor. Mary sees the moor for the first time. It reminds her of the sea because of the sound of wind rushing across it. In the manor, she only meets her uncle Mr. Craven’s servants because Mr. Craven doesn’t care to see her.

She meets a young maid named Martha when she wakes up. Martha speaks in a Yorkshire dialect Mary has trouble understanding.This is where we will pick back up.