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It is 1962 and Rhian, Aideen, Isobel and Deely meet for the first time to start nurse training in Belfast. During the next three years they struggle with the strict and demanding work, form close friendships, have affairs, and fall in love. Rhian's relationship with an older man causes tension and conflict, and threatens to destroy her friendship with Aideen. Aideen is ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published August 11th 2010 by Authorhouse
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Jan 28, 2014 Norah rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Sept 64 PTS
Recommended to Norah by: Belfast Forum
I was attracted to this book as it featured a group of nurses training in a Belfast hospital in the 1960's, as I had. I found the style quite stilted, but this may have been a deliberate plan by the author, who I had never read before, in order to sound like the way they spoke back then. The characters were likeable and well-developed, and the storylines held me to the end. Although I have registered it with Bookcrossing, I plan to keep it in my permanent collection, and lend it to any of my ...more