"The descriptive detail and wonderful story-telling makes this tale of an young woman's coming of aging a rounded historical but highly engaging account of an community along with the health workers at its heart." (WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? )
"The fascinating story of Worth's apprentice years being a midwife among London's poorest families... stuffed with amazing characters and heart-warming experiences." (Christina Hardyment THE TIMES )
Working out of a convent of nursing nuns her tale engenders a mix of laughter and tears as she delivers babies in London's East End slums where poverty, brutality along with a great sense of community walked hand-in-hand. (Kati Nicholl DAILY EXPRESS )
This is riveting, unforgettable testimony, beautifully read. (Rachel Redford THE OLDIE )
"An eye-opening little bit of social history, full of unexpected characters and incidents ... Stephanie Cole's slightly plummy, confidently no-nonsense voice is surely an excellent fit for the text." (Christina Hardyment BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE )
Full of amazing characters and hair-raising at exactly the same time as heart-warming experiences. (THE TIMES )
'Worth should indeed be an all natural storyteller... gripping, moving and convincing from starting out end... a strong evocation of a long-gone world '
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Call The Midwife: A Genuine Story With The East End in The 1950S [Kindle Edition]