Daddy-Long-Legs, by the American writer, Jean Webster, is a classic epistolary novel.
Summary of the Book
This novel traces the college years of Jerusha "Judy" Abbott, the young protagonist. She was brought up in an old-fashioned orphanage, where the children were taken care of by the charity that the rich made. Jerusha pens letters to her sponsor, a rich man who she does not know personally. One day, she gets a glimpse of the man from the back and becomes aware of his tall, long legs. Thus, she called him "Daddy-Long-Legs" jovially. Witness Jerusha’s educational, social, and personal growth in this gripping tale, which moves on to reveal who the Daddy-Long-Legs actually is.
About Jean Webster
Jean Webster was an American writer. Most of her works are famous for sparkling and affable female protagonists with wit and an edge of sarcasm on social commentary, which makes them enjoyable. Some of the other books penned by Webster are Wheat Princess, When Patty Went to College, The Four Pools Mystery, Much Ado about Peter and Dear Enemy.
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