Angorichina

Angorichina Angorichina is a tuberculosis sanatorium nestled deep within the Flinders Ranges of South Australia The year is and a cure for this deadly disease has yet to be found A group of unlikely people

  • Title: Angorichina
  • Author: Marion Grace Woolley
  • ISBN: 9780956276629
  • Page: 133
  • Format: Paperback
  • Angorichina is a tuberculosis sanatorium nestled deep within the Flinders Ranges of South Australia The year is 1932, and a cure for this deadly disease has yet to be found.A group of unlikely people find themselves thrown together It isn t always easy to keep smiling whilst balancing precariously between the secrets and shadows of former lives From the trenches of GallAngorichina is a tuberculosis sanatorium nestled deep within the Flinders Ranges of South Australia The year is 1932, and a cure for this deadly disease has yet to be found.A group of unlikely people find themselves thrown together It isn t always easy to keep smiling whilst balancing precariously between the secrets and shadows of former lives From the trenches of Gallipoli to a burning house on the Ceduna coast, everybody has got their cross to bear.When a new patient arrives from the north, life at the station is set to change Laura s straightforward presence shakes the foundations of unwritten rules Sullen Charlotte finds herself reluctant to relinquish her prejudice towards the girl, whilst Joe is confounded by the young woman s uncanny understanding of the male mind It is Heath who falls hardest for her, blindly trusting the one person he knows least about Sean, a man careless of anyone s feelings, finds himself surprisingly concerned for his young friend.At the mercy of the conceited Dr Hegarty and the crude medical apparatus of the time, each patient must confront their own past whilst looking to an uncertain future.Angorichina is a story about the extremities of human emotion, about love, loss and redemption The friendships formed within its walls will endure a lifetime.

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    1. A little bit of a cheat, seeing as I wrote it. However, it is receiving good reviews on :"An Emotional Rollercoaster" - an no, that wasn't my dad.It's the story of a tuberculosis sanatorium in 1930s South Australia, told through the eyes of four patients. I wrote about it after staying the night at Angorichina station in 2004. Let's just say there was a certain 'presence' about the place. If you follow the link to my website, there's a book trailer which explains a bit more about where the inspi [...]

    2. This is a very moving story told through the eyes of four patients at a tuberculosis sanatorium in Australia in the 1930s. It is about love and loss and finding hope in the midst of dying. If you like character driven stories, then put this at the top of your to read pile.

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