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Francis Hodgson Burnett
1849 - 1924

Author of over 50 novels and plays, including Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and especially The Secret Garden (1911)


At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done - then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.