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Letters to the midwife

Letters to the midwife

Tomlinson, Patience, narrator; Worth, Jennifer, 1935-2011, author; Mantle, Clive, narrator

When the books in the 'Call the Midwife' series became bestsellers, Jennifer Worth received mountains of letters - not only praising her books, but also from people who remembered the world her books described. This book features some of the fascinating letters she received, including letters about becoming a missionary and the curious list of things she would need

CD, CD, Audiobook. English.
Published Oxford: ISIS Soundings, 2014

Available at Morley.

  • Morley – One available in Talking Books

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    33525803 Talking Books Talking Book disc Available


Statement of responsibility: Jennifer Worth
ISBN: 1407950029, 9781407950020
Performers: Read by Patience Tomlinson and Clive Mantle.
Physical Description: 7 CDs : digital, stereo
Publisher Number: SCD4763
Subject: Talking Book; Audiobooks.; History.; Worth, Jennifer, 1935-2011.; East End (London, England) Social life and customs 20th century.


When the Call the Midwife books became bestsellers, Jennifer Worth was inundated with correspondence. Letters to the Midwife is a collection of the correspondence she received, offering a fascinating glimpse into a long-lost world. Along with readers' responses and personal histories, it is filled with heartwarming gems such as letters sent by one of the nuns featured in Call the Midwife and a curious list of the things Jennifer would need to become a missionary. Containing previously unpublished material describing her time spent in Paris, and some journal entries, this is also a portrait of Jennifer herself, complete with a moving introduction by her family about the Jennifer Worth they knew and loved.