The Children of the Archbishop

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The Children of the Archbishop

The Children of the Archbishop This novel is set in the s and s in a London orphanage the Archbishop Bodkin Hospital Putney

  • Title: The Children of the Archbishop
  • Author: Norman Collins
  • ISBN: 9780002211017
  • Page: 365
  • Format: None
  • This novel is set in the 1920s and 30s, in a London orphanage, the Archbishop Bodkin Hospital, Putney.

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    1. Sarah Harkness on said:

      Another lovely story. Funnier than London belongs to me, and with some tough bits in it too. What a writer!

    2. Kate on said:

      "The setting for this story is an orphanage, founded by an archbishop, and the prologue introduces us to various characters on the No 14 bus trundling through London. Though we are given background on most of them, these are shadowy figures we will never see again, save one, a young woman who leaves the bus and disappears into the fog to the orphanage where she leaves a bundle on the doorstep. The baby is clearly loved and warm and the mother kisses the child before vanishing. All that is left i [...]

    3. J. on said:

      Alright, two and a half stars for luck. Collins gives us his Going My Way here, a good-naturedly, well-intentioned, fondly-remembered oh, forget it. Just say it's bland. About seven hundred pages of relatively unwavering bland, a kind of vanilla-topping-vanilla-sundae. The cutest of the von Trapp children lose the family fortune, wash up in Putney on a midnight streetcar, and stage The Bells Of St. Mary's as imagined by chimney sweeps, housemaids and orphans. At an orphanage. Collins is too goo [...]

    4. Christine on said:

      I read it such a long time ago, but have recently seen it referred to -would like to re-read as it would be interesting to find out how I feel about it now.

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