History of Women
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History of Women

The Author of “Little Women” had a Dark Side

Louisa May Alcott is famous for her wholesome coming-of-age novel Little Women, but her true passion was writing gothic thrillers involving blood and gore

Little Women is the beloved children’s book by Louisa May Alcott; image source.

When Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published in 1868, it was an immediate hit. Readers fell in love with the March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, as they followed their journey from girlhood to womanhood.

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