An Old-Fashioned Girl

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Origin: GoodReads

Last update: Nov 05, 2016

Latest Chapter: Chapter 18 – Tom’s Success


The book revolves around Polly Milton, the old-fashioned girl of the title, who visits the wealthy family of her friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by their fashionable life they lead and disturbed to see how the family members fail to understand one another and demonstrate little affection. She is largely content to remain on the fringes of their social life but exerts a powerful influence over their emotional lives and family relations.