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London's East End in the 1950s was a vibrant place - a close-knit community where children made playgrounds of bombsites, and where a lively social scene thrived. It was into this world that Jennifer Worth entered as a young midwife.
Following on from the bestselling Call the Midwife and Shadows of the Workhouse, Jennifer continues her story. Post-war life could be a struggle - the devastating effects of TB, dangerous backstreet abortions, people driven to extremes by poverty - but there was also warmth and hunour. Life Megan'mave - identical twins who share the same browbeaten husband; the ecentric Sister Monica Jean; and gauche debutant Chummy who wants to be a missionary.
As the 1960s dawned, docklands began to change beyond all recognition. Farewell to the East End chronicles the lives, culture and stories of a bygone era.