Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar


Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar London (Call The Midwife Book 2) A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV seriesIn this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the s tellsstories about the people she encountered Theres Jane, who cleaned and generally helped out at Nonnatus House she was taken to the workhouse as a baby and was allegedly the illegitimate daughter of an aristocrat Peggy and Franks parents both died withinmonths of each other and the children were left destitute At the time, there was no other option for them but the workhouse The Reverend Thornton Appleby Thorton, a missionary in Africa, visits the Nonnatus nuns and Sister Julienne acts as matchmaker And Sister Monica Joan, the eccentric ninety year old nun, is accused of shoplifting some small items from the local market She is let off with a warning, but then Jennifer finds stolen jewels from Hatton Garden in the nuns room These stories give a fascinating insight into the resilience and spirit that enabled ordinary people to overcome their difficulties

  • Audiobook
  • 306 pages
  • Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar London (Call The Midwife Book 2)
  • Jennifer Worth
  • English
  • 13 January 2019

About the Author: Jennifer Worth

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