[ Read ] ➳ Victorian Workhouse Author Pamela Oldfield – Anguillais.us

Victorian Workhouse It S January 1871 When Edith, The Sheltered Daughter Of A Wealthy Widow, Pays Her First Eventful Visit To The Workhouse For The Poor There She Meets Rosie, A Rebellious, Quick Tempered Orphan Who Is Always Getting Into Trouble Edith Soon Finds Herself Drawn Into Rosie S Wild Schemes And Both Their Lives Are Never The Same Again.

[ Read ] ➳ Victorian Workhouse  Author Pamela Oldfield – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 208 pages
  • Victorian Workhouse
  • Pamela Oldfield
  • English
  • 16 April 2017
  • 0439977304

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➳ Victorian Workhouse Author Pamela Oldfield – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    I didn t enjoy this one so much I did so want to learnabout Workhouses back in the day, I don t know too much except what I ve read and seen from the likes of Oliver Twist and Annie I thought I would get a muchrealistic version of events, despite the fact that the My Story series are based on fictional characters, set in historical times to give us an in depth version of events I ve read a lot of books from these series, with protagonists that were much younger than Edith was in I didn t enjoy this one so much I did so want to learnabout Workhouses back in the day, I don t know too much except what I ve read and seen from the likes of Oliver Twist and Annie I thought I would get a muchrealistic version of events, despite the fact that the My Story series are based on fictional characters, set in historical times to give us an in depth version of events I ve read a lot of books from these series, with protagonists that were much younger than Edith was in this book, who is sixteen, and yet Edith struck me as such a child in the way she writes and portrays herself and the events around her I could not get into the story because I could not relate to the character in any way I did not like the way it was written, and the storyline, with Ros...


  2. says:

    This was written as a children s educational guide to workhouse conditions in 19th Century As well as being informative it tells a good story which I found very engaging.


  3. says:

    Interesting story, though it could have been much better than it was, given the subject matter Edith was not in the workhouse herself, actually, merely a visitor made it a little different to how these stories usually r...


  4. says:

    I really liked this book I thought it was enjoyable and interesting.


  5. says:

    This book was really good and makes you respect how it was back in those times.


  6. says:

    It was interesting to read about the workhouses Though, it would have been so much better if the story was told from Rosie s perspective, instead of Edith s Edith was a visitor to the workhouse, but Rosie was ...


  7. says:

    Loved this book The only diary in the series the only goes for one year Edith Lorrimer the young woman who owns the diary is the only daughter of wealthy widow She s a character to look up too Throughout the book she is finding ways to help the poor people in the Stonleigh Workhouse Especially a wild red headed girl called Rosie who I quite rude but helps those around her in the Workhouse Rosie is an orphan a troublemaker who always messes up jobs she is offered and is always given lecture Loved this book The only diary in the series the only goes for one year Edith Lorrimer the young woman who owns the diary is the only daughter of wealthy widow She s a character to look up too Throughout the book she is finding ways to help the poor people in the Stonleigh Workhouse Especially a wild red headed girl ca...


  8. says:

    This book is one in the My Story series The books in this series are fictional diaries of young girls living during different periods of British, Scottish, and Irish history Edith Lorrimer, who lives in Stoneleigh, Kent, begins her diary in January 1871, a month before her sixteenth birthday Unlike many other people in England, Edith is lucky Even though her father died when she was a young child, Edith and her mother still live a comfortable life They have a good home, and are able to affo This book is one in the My Story series The books in this series are fictional diaries of young girls living during different periods of British, Scottish, and Irish history Edith Lorrimer, who lives in Stoneleigh, Kent, begins her diary in January 1871, a month before her sixteenth birthday Unlike many other people in England, Edith is lucky Even though her father died when she was a young child, Edith and her mother still live a comfortable life They have a good home, and are able to afford to have two servants Edith s mother is on the Board of Guardians at Stoneleigh s workhouse, and because she hopes Edith will someday take her...


  9. says:

    I m yet to read many other stories in My Story series but I have a feeling this is still going to be one of my favourites Workhouse is a story set in the Victorian era It is 1871 and sixteen year old Edith Lorrimer dreams to be a writer She reads Charlotte Bronte, Mrs E Gaskell and Harriet Stowe s Uncle Tom s Cabin grabs her attention.Meanwhile Edith s mother takes her sheltered daughter to visit a workhouse for the poor and it changes Edith s life forever She learns the lives of the I m yet to read many other stories in My Story series but I have a feeling this is still going to be one of my favourites Workhouse is a story set in the Victorian era It is 1871 and sixteen year old Edith Lorrimer dreams to be a writer She reads Charlotte Bronte, Mrs E Gaskell and Harriet Stowe s Uncle Tom s Cabin grabs her attention.Meanwhile Edith s mother takes her sheltered daughter to visit a workhouse for the poor and it changes Edith s life forever She learns the lives of the people in workhouse are too dreary almost as the lives of the slaves in America in Uncle Tom s Cabin She sees neglected consumption patients waiting to die, locked up insane people due to lack of room in asylums and generally the poor with very little in everything.Edith becomes friends with Rosie, a rebellious orphan who some always manages to get into trouble Her brother, Theo who wishes to be a musici...


  10. says:

    This story is told from the viewpoint of Edith Lorrimer who is a fifteen year old girl in 1871 Edith begins her diary by describing her first meeting at the workhouse It is in this meeting that she sees Rosie Chubb for the first time A girl which Edith describes as being wild but later goes on to like and want to help The further the story goes on you get a sense of what the workhouse was like Though this is only a fictional account I think the writer has got the descriptions right You ca This story is told from the viewpoint of Edith Lorrimer who is a fifteen year old girl in 1871 Edith begins her diary by describing her first mee...

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