Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

Dirty Work by Gabriel Weston

Five words from the blurb: abortion, taboo, confronts, truth, tribunal Before reading My Notorious Life I don’t think I’d read a book with the central theme of abortion, so it was slightly strange to discover another book, published on exactly the same day, covering the same theme. Is this a strange coincidence, or have we […]

My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

Five words from the blurb: poverty, midwife, controversial, trust, downfall My Notorious Life is the best 2013 release I’ve read so far. It is an atmospheric and engaging story about Axie, a midwife in 19th century New York who begins to perform abortions. Axie has a difficult start in life. After the death of her mother […]