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Liverpool Daisy #2020

Liverpool Daisy By Helen Forrester Liverpool Daisy Liverpool where Daisy Gallagher big tough and loving learns to fight competition laugh with her customers weep in private In a Liverpool torn by the Depression Daisy Gallagher grows to wom
  • Title: Liverpool Daisy
  • Author: Helen Forrester
  • ISBN: 9780006169017
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Liverpool Daisy By Helen Forrester Liverpool 1931, where Daisy Gallagher, big, tough and loving, learns to fight competition, laugh with her customers, weep in private In a Liverpool torn by the Depression, Daisy Gallagher grows to womanhood the hard way She is the mainstay of her poverty stricken family and the devoted friend of Nellie O Brian, who is dying for lack of medical attention Daisy s desperatLiverpool 1931, where Daisy Gallagher, big, tough and loving, learns to fight competition, laugh with her customers, weep in private In a Liverpool torn by the Depression, Daisy Gallagher grows to womanhood the hard way She is the mainstay of her poverty stricken family and the devoted friend of Nellie O Brian, who is dying for lack of medical attention Daisy s desperation for money leads her into the darkened streets and into the arms of drunken sailors willing to pay for their relief Through her own strength and suffering, Daisy earns enough to pay for her friend s much needed medical attention Her family know nothing of her occupation, but when her stoker husband returns from the sea Daisy realises, terror stricken, that the moment of truth has finally arrived
    Liverpool Daisy By Helen Forrester
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    About "Helen Forrester"

    1. Helen Forrester

      Helen Forrester real name June Bhatia born 1919, Hoylake, Cheshire now in Merseyside is an English born author famous for her books about her early childhood in Liverpool during the Great Depression as well as several works of fiction.In 1953 Forrester moved to Edmonton, Canada.

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    1. A story of a woman who accidentally fell into prostitution for the right reasons but didn t think of herself as a whore, and just wanted to help her best friend during her illness A quick read, which I enjoyed


    2. After reading Helen Forrester s memoir books, this was different, but I could still see the influence of her upbringing in her story.


    3. Awesome I enjoyed every word that was written on the pages of this book I love stories that where written in this era and this book was no exception.


    4. Daisy Gallagher is a woman who has seen than her fair share of sorrow and dreadful poverty in her life She is married to Mike, a sailor who is at sea for so much of his time that Daisy almost never sees him It was traditional that Irish families in Liverpool at that time all lived together, granny, mum, dad, siblings and in laws all crammed into the same small house together Although there is serious overcrowding, this arrangement gives a little financial security and there is always someone t [...]


    5. Okay, this one came slightly out of left field Liverpool Daisy and Three Women of Liverpool were up on Kindle s Daily Deal a couple of weeks back and I vaguely remembered Helen Forrester s name from a recommendation I d read from the wonderful Caitlin Moran So I decided to throw all caution to the wind and fork out my 99p.Liverpool Daisy is set in Liverpool in the thirties, during the worldwide depression Daisy Gallagher and her family live in the slums near the river and scratch a living relyin [...]


    6. Liverpool 1931, where Daisy Gallagher, big, tough and loving, learns to fight competition, laugh with her customers, weep in private In a Liverpool torn by the Depression, Daisy Gallagher grows to womanhood, the hard way She is the mainstay of her poverty stricken family and the devoted friend of Nellie O Brian, who is dying for lack of medical attention Daisy s desperation for money leads her into the darkened streets and into the arms of drunken sailors willing to pay for their relief Through [...]


    7. Great easy read about poverty and Catholic family life of in Liverpool UK in the 1920 s early 1930 s Death of her mother leaves Daisy with a third of her weekly income down, and then the need to help her friend who is ill to pay doctor s bills, heating, food etc Pre NHS do we want to return to that Pre welfare state do we want to return to that Her husband is away at sea but at least he has work as unemployment is common in the extended family Helen Forrester has written other books about Liverp [...]


    8. I have read a number of books by Helen Forrester and this was another excellent read Here is a woman just an ordinary housewife who being in the wrong place at the wrong time becomes a prostitute At first it is just a bit of fun and some extra money, but then things change and she finds herself in some rather nasty and precarious situations Her best friend is seriously ill and she keeps on being a lady of the night so that she can buy the medicines for her friends She has a heart of gold Really [...]


    9. These set of books give a brilliantly written account of growing up in Liverpool and are so well written you feel like you know the main characted A real must have and once picked up very hard to put down.


    10. I really enjoyed this book Daisy is a really strong and warm character that I found myself chuckling at, often The struggles she went to in order to look after herself and importantly, her dear friend shows the times she lived in I couldn t put it down.






    11. Brilliant A great holiday read Couldn t put it down I read it in two day s Didn t talk much to my Husband d


    12. Wasn t really my cup of tea Set in Liverpool in the 1930s and is about Daisy who turned to prostitution to by health care for her sister in law.


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