“Eight Cousins – Or, the Aunt-Hill” is a 1875 novel by American author Louisa May Alcott. The story centres around Rosy, an orphan who must adjust to her strange new life with her guardian, Uncle Alec. Once at her new home, she is confronted with an unknown family and the realities of life for contemporary women. Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888). was an American short story writer, novelist, and poet most famous for writing the novel “Little Women”, as well as its sequels “Little Men” and “Jo’s Boys”. She grew up in New England and became associated with numerous notable intellectuals of her time, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Henry David Thoreau. Other notable works by this author include: “An Old-Fashioned Girl” (1886), and “A Long Fatal Love Chase” (1875). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.