Title: Little Men
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: Evergreen Classics
Published Date: 1869
Genre: Historical Fiction, Classic
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
ittle Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo’s Boys, is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book in an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott’s 1886 novel Jo’s Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to “Little Men”. It tells the story of Jo Bhaer and the children at Plumfield Estate School. It was inspired by the death of Alcott’s brother-in-law, which reveals itself in one of the last chapters, when a beloved character from Little Women passes away.
Thank you to Misty @mistysbookspace for buddy reading this book with me!
After having read the first two books of the Little Women series I was interested in reading on. Sadly this book just didn’t do it for me. Little Men focuses on Jo and her husband have opened up a boarding school for young boys. We hardly get to see any of the other characters from the first two books and instead get a whole new set of characters to follow.Continue reading “Little Men by Louisa May Alcott | Book Review”