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|Title||:||Shadows of the Workhouse|
|Publisher||:||Weidenfeld & Nicolson|
|Number of Pages||:||294|
|Category||:||Non fiction, Memoir, History, Biography, Historical|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Shadows of the Workhouse In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE Jennifer Worth a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the s tells more stories about the people she encountered .
There s 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 Frank s parents both died within months 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 nun s room .
These stories give a fascinating insight into the resilience and spirit that enabled ordinary people to overcome their difficulties