Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott

  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-2401-2
  2. Pages: 156 pages
  3. Date: 20 June 2018


Generations of readers, young and old, have fallen in love with the March sisters of Louisa May Alcott’s most enduring novel, Little Women. The story is loosely based on Alcott’s own life and follows the March sisters from adolescence to adulthood with all the joys and sorrows in between. The novel is about the sisters’ devotion to one another and their struggles in New England during the Civil War. Little Women successfully explores the themes of war and peace, family responsibility, love, death and ambition.


Louisa May Alcott was born on 29 November 1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was an American author who is best known for writing the semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women. Alcott wrote using various pseudonyms until she finally decided to use her own name. She was also the first women to register for vote in Concord, Massachusetts. She died in 1888 in Boston.

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