Set in a Dublin Maternity Ward 1918
- Book: The Pull of the Stars
- Location: Dublin
- Author: Emma Donoghue
Essential reading for those interested in learning more about the Irish Industrial School System, the horrors of which still affect survivors today.
1918 and the Influenza Pandemic. A Dublin Maternity ward supporting women in poverty where impossible life and decisions are made by medical staff on a daily basis.
Donoghue an exceptional writer and this a recommended read exploring a part of Dublin’s darker history.
Difficult subject areas, sensitively penned.