100-Day Challenge – Day 19

Take any regular object, place or event, and pretend that an alien race has descended upon Earth and wants to figure out what it is.How do they describe it? What does their description reveal about the object that you didn’t see before?

Length: 500 words

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I’m not a science fiction fan, even though the suggestion in this prompt may be more science than fiction. Instead, I’m doing a book review and it’s not even 500 words.

Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Published in June 1908

It’s a story of a redheaded 11-year-old orphan girl who came to live with an older couple on Prince Edward Island. They had petitioned an asylum for a youngster and were expecting a boy to help with the farm work, but Anne (spelled with an E) came instead. So there’s a bit of conflict right off the bat.

The critics classify it as a child’s book. However, this 79-year-old man found the free audio version delightful. I might “read” it a second time.

It’s available from several free sources. It’s also available in audio on YouTube.

 

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