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The Last Gift

BASED ON ACTUAL EVENTS Maggie Tanner s first recollection of life within the Victorian slums of London is at the age of six years, witnessing the death of her grandmother shortly followed by the tragic birth of her mother s stillborn twins.Born to an impoverished family who face the daily threat of disease, starvation and the cruel work houses, she is forced at the age of BASED ON ACTUAL EVENTS Maggie Tanner s first recollection of life within the Victorian slums of London is at the age of six years, witnessing the death of her grandmother shortly followed by the tragic birth of her mother s stillborn twins.Born to an impoverished family who face the daily threat of disease, starvation and the cruel work houses, she is forced at the age of twelve to seek work and is taken into service within an upper class family But in an effort to escape the tribulations of her class Maggie only begins to discover an even worse fate than death itself the shocking moral ostracization by society towards bastardy and the heartbreaking underworld business of baby farming The Last Gift exposes the gripping realities of the harsh and brutal facts of life for the poor, during the greatest class divide that British history has ever known

Title : The Last Gift
Author :  Carla Acheson
Language : English
Isbn : 1479326054
Format : Paperback
Pages : 309 pages

Rating: 4.4

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