A Lost Tale from Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett is best known for children’s classics like The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy, but a new anthology of lost stories reveals her “weird” side. At the Guardian, Alison Flood writes about “The Christmas in the Fog,” an eerie story set on a New York-bound liner. “Ten years before she died in … The post A Lost Tale from Frances Hodgson Burnett appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

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