Lucilla Andrews was Britain's best loved and most famous writer of hospital novels. This is her own story, the story of an 18 year old V.A.D. brought face to face with the grim realities of WW2, with the survivors from Dunkirk, with the victims of the London blitz. Coming from a fairly sheltered background, the full impact upon her of violent and brutal death was profound and long-lasting. Its immediate effect was to result in her training in the Nightingale Training School at St. Thomas's Hospital. What follows is a story of courage, both personal courage, and also that of the British at war...
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