Books tagged: workhouse

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Oliver Twist - After the Edit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Essay » Literature
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.
Ever His Bride
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Available for the first time as an eBook--from USA Today bestselling author, Linda Needham -- EVER HIS BRIDE. "The plot twists... are refreshingly different from other historical romances, and Claybourne is a fascinating hero." USA TODAY
Workhouse Porridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is based on a true story. My mother-in-law's family were put into the workhouse in Kirkham, Lancashire, when the head of the household became too ill to work. The book tells of their strength of character during the hard times. Their friendships and sense of humour saw them through.
The Widow's End
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When widow Katie Lafferty arrives at the Pythian House, a home for widows and orphans, she has little hope for the future. And there's more grueling work than she could have imagined. One of the few bright spots in her drudgery is Latin Master Everett Brown at the school across the street. As Katie struggles to conform to the rules and settle into her new life, can Everett Brown be her knight?
London Workhouse, Slums to South Oxhey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
London has managed to keep much of its character over time although much of its luster has been lost. The Victorians did more damage than the Great Fire of Lodon 1066, and the town planners, the village idiots, of the 1960s destroyed more of London, than the bombs in the Blitz.