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    • Shadows of the Workhouse

    • The Drama of Life in Postwar London
    • By: Jennifer Worth
    • Narrated by: Anne Reid
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    The inspiration for the second series of the BBC's phenomenally popular Call the Midwife, starring Miranda Hart. In this follow-up to Call the Midwife, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s, 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Kathcolours33 on 31-12-15

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Letters to the Midwife

    • By: Jennifer Worth
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson, Clive Mantle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    When the Call the Midwife series became best sellers Jennifer Worth received mountains of letters - not only praising her books, but also from people who remembered the world her books described; life in the East End of London during the late 1940s and early '50s. Often her books touched her audience and they felt moved to write, or they wanted to share their own memories.A prolific letter writer herself, Jennifer always corresponded and this book includes some fascinating letters she received.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than I expected

    • By R. Card on 22-11-15

    Regular price: £18.99