A Wise Child Elizabeth Murphy

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Published: June 21st 2012

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424 pages


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A Wise Child  by  Elizabeth Murphy

A Wise Child by Elizabeth Murphy
June 21st 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 424 pages | ISBN: | 5.78 Mb

Born at the turn of the century near the Liverpool docks, Nellie Williams endures a childhood of ill treatment before she escapes into domestic service with a kindly employer. But when he dies, she is taken on by Joshua Leadbetter, JP, who rapes her.MoreBorn at the turn of the century near the Liverpool docks, Nellie Williams endures a childhood of ill treatment before she escapes into domestic service with a kindly employer. But when he dies, she is taken on by Joshua Leadbetter, JP, who rapes her.

Shaken and upset, Nellie flees home and is quickly married to Sam Meadows, a seaman who once befriended her. The rape is concealed from Sam and when Nellies son is born eight months later. The child, Tommy, is the pride and joy of both his parents, but Nellies ambition for their son make Sam feel that the boy is growing away from him. False friends fan these insecurities and after a prolonged drinking bout Sam sails for America. How will Nellie cope on her own, and will the mystery of Tommys parentage ever be revealed?



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