The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary, who is brought back to England from India after a cholera epidemic kills her parents. A spoiled child, Mary is shocked to find herself in a rundown old manor under the care of an ancient uncle and strong-minded servants who pay no attention to her. After Mary discovers that her sickly cousin Colin is also living in the manor, the two start exploring the neglected gardens together. This classic children’s story explores the virtue of selflessness and the healing powers of nature.

Summary of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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