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Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times - Community Reviews back

by Jennifer Worth
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Merle
Merle rated it 9 years ago
Jennifer Worth states in her introduction that she wrote this book in response to an article bemoaning the dearth of midwives in literature. An interesting claim, since in my perception, midwives are everywhere in literature. If you are writing a book with a historical setting and you want a female ...
TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead rated it 9 years ago
This is not to damn those that work on the show or the show itself. But the book was so much better! There were liberties taken with the tv show to make it more melodramatic and "good tv." Yet reading the book satisfied my yearnings for more about London's East End in the 1950s and the people who li...
52 Book Minimum
52 Book Minimum rated it 11 years ago
The title sums up the subject matter of this book pretty efficiently, so no synopsis is really necessary. I found this to be a mesmerizing read. I was absolutely hypnotized by the tales of horrid living conditions, imprisonment, prostitution, etc., etc., etc. Ms. Worth definitely holds nothing ba...
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