Little Women Author:Louisa May Alcott Together, sisters share days of brilliant triumph...and nights of darkest tragedy. JO: The hot-tempered rebel who adores pet rats and writing - but detests everything about being a girl. MEG: the high-energy romantic who loves love - and is bitter about all she can't own. BETH: The timid, mousey invalid, terrified of everything - except kittens,... more » dolls...and music. AMY: the spoiled beauty princess who schemes to have the life of the rich and famous... Different as night a day, light and dark: but together they face all of life's agony and love's magic. For despite poverty and war, the March sisters have all they need to survive: They have each other.