Call the Midwife : A True Story of the East End in the 1950s
Publish date: 2007
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
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A midwife's authentic and slightly ethnocentric account of mid-20th century London slums. While the author is a competent writer, it's not literary, and to me that adds to the charm. She was a bit patronizing of her patients at times, but she did seem to genuinely care for them. I really liked ...
I was fascinated by this window into the lives of women in London's East End in the 1950s. It made me realize, once again, how much the lives of women have changed in the last 60 years.
Call the Midwife first came to my attention when I heard PBS was going to air the BBC series. I wasn’t sure if I’d be interested in a show about midwives in the 1950’s and close friends kept raving about it. I didn’t get around to watching the adaptation until New Year’s Eve and was quite surprise...
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