[PDF/EBOOK] The Nightingale Girls

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  • The Nightingale Girls
  • Donna Douglas
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  • 07 May 2020
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Review The Nightingale Girls Donna Douglas ç 2 Free read Free download Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Donna Douglas Rat on the run from her conventional upper class life She is doomed to clash over and over again with terrifying Sister Hyde and to get into scrape after scrape especially where men are concerned This utterly delightful novel brings a London pre war hospital vividly to lif. Not a book I would normally pick up but it was sent to me by the publisher so I thought I d give it a go It was fine and some nice moments but rather predictable I suppose nice sums it up best so if that s what you re after then this delivers I thought the end was uite abrupt but looking at other reviews on here it seems this is the first in a trilogy so that makes sense I liked the three main characters but not enough to read the next books Just not for me

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Review The Nightingale Girls Donna Douglas ç 2 Free read Free download Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Donna Douglas Ery to her fellow nurses avoiding fun gossip and the limelight In fact she is in the formidable shadow of her overbearing mother who dominates every aspect of her life Can a nursing career free Helen at last The third of our heroines is naughty rebellious Millie an aristoc. Light and fun read catching a glimpse into nursing school almost a century ago brought me out of my reading slump D

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Review The Nightingale Girls Donna Douglas ç 2 Free read Free download Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Donna Douglas Three very different girls sign up as student nurses in 1936 while England is still mourning the death of George V Dora is a tough East Ender driven by ambition but also desperate to escape her sualid overcrowded home and her abusive stepfather Helen is the uiet one a myst. Donna Douglas is a very successful author of contemporary romance novels written under the name of Donna Hay The Nightingale Girls is her first historical novel the first of a planned trilogy and was published by Arrow Books at Random House on 16 AugustThe Nightingale Girls of the title are the students of the fictional Florence Nightingale Teaching Hospital situated in London s East End the story starts in the 1930s The story centres around three of the students Dora Helen and Millie Three very different girls with different backgrounds different experiences but brought together by their shared mission to become nursesDora is an East End girl from a poor working class district She is not the usual Nightingale student and is often looked down on by some of the other students She is from tough stock and has battled hard to get away from home and importantly to get away from her step fatherHelen is uiet and studious and known as a tell tale The other girls don t trust her one bit her formidable Mother is a Trustee of the Hospital and governs both the staff and her own daughter with a rod of ironMillie is an aristocrat the much loved daughter of her doting father Carefree and often flippant there are not many people who believe that she will ever ualify as a nurseThrown together during training these three girls form an unlikely alliance slowly opening up to each as they battle through 14 hour days stripping beds and washing out bedpans On their feet all day in heavy uniforms and uncomfortable shoes at the beck and call of the Sister of the ward and treated as the lowest of the lowDonna Douglas has created three captivating characters full of warmth and fun pain and sadness and honesty Her meticulous research into the lives of student nurses in the 1930s shines through into this story making it a compelling read As a small girl I never dreamed of becoming a nurse and as an adult I have spent a fair amount of time as a patient and have the greatest admiration for the nursing profession Times can be hard nowadays but 80 years ago their lives seemed almost unbearable No talking to men no late nights never speak unless you are spoken to and the list goes onDespite the hardship and the drudgery this novel captures the youthful fun side of the students it is packed with stories from the ward mishaps and cover ups impossible patients arrogant doctors and self important managementEach of the students also have their own story and these are what really made me love this novel The three girls and their families and their past are woven into the tales of the hospital wonderfullyThe Nightingale Girls is a joy to read a real treasure I am looking forward to hearing about Dora Helen and Millie in the second book of the series Men in White Suits escape her sualid overcrowded home and her abusive stepfather Helen is the uiet one a myst. Donna Douglas is a very successful author of contemporary romance novels written under the name of Donna Hay The Nightingale Girls is her first historical novel the first of a planned trilogy and was published by Arrow Books at Random House on 16 AugustThe Nightingale Girls of the title are the students of the fictional Florence Nightingale Teaching Hospital situated in London s East End the story starts in the 1930s The story centres around three of the students Dora Helen and Millie Three very different girls with different backgrounds different Dune experiences but brought together by their shared mission to become nursesDora is an East End girl from a poor working class district She is not the usual Nightingale student and is often looked down on by some of the other students She is from tough stock and has battled hard to get away from home and importantly to get away from her step fatherHelen is uiet and studious and known as a tell tale The other girls don t trust her one bit her formidable Mother is a Trustee of the Hospital and governs both the staff and her own daughter with a rod of ironMillie is an aristocrat the much loved daughter of her doting father Carefree and often flippant there are not many people who believe that she will Tehanu ever ualify as a nurseThrown together during training these three girls form an unlikely alliance slowly opening up to A Tradition of Victory each as they battle through 14 hour days stripping beds and washing out bedpans On their feet all day in heavy uniforms and uncomfortable shoes at the beck and call of the Sister of the ward and treated as the lowest of the lowDonna Douglas has created three captivating characters full of warmth and fun pain and sadness and honesty Her meticulous research into the lives of student nurses in the 1930s shines through into this story making it a compelling read As a small girl I never dreamed of becoming a nurse and as an adult I have spent a fair amount of time as a patient and have the greatest admiration for the nursing profession Times can be hard nowadays but 80 years ago their lives seemed almost unbearable No talking to men no late nights never speak unless you are spoken to and the list goes onDespite the hardship and the drudgery this novel captures the youthful fun side of the students it is packed with stories from the ward mishaps and cover ups impossible patients arrogant doctors and self important managementEach of the students also have their own story and these are what really made me love this novel The three girls and their families and their past are woven into the tales of the hospital wonderfullyThe Nightingale Girls is a joy to read a real treasure I am looking forward to hearing about Dora Helen and Millie in the second book of the series