The City adventurers attended an interesting talk by Ola Awonubi, the author of A Nurses Tale. This book was inspired by a true story
About Ola Awonubi
Director’s secretary by day and writer by night, Ola Awonubi is author of 7 books. Her short story, The Pink House, won first prize in the National words of colour competition in 2008 and The Go- slow Journey won first prize in the Wasafiri New writing prize 2009.
She was born in London to Nigerian parents, grew up and attended school in Brighton and lived in Nigeria before returning to England in 1992. She now lives in London.
A Nurses Tale
Born Nigerian royalty, Princess Adenrele Ademola trained as a nurse at Guy’s Hospital in London and stepped up to serve the people of Britain when war broke out – facing both the devastation of the Blitz and the prejudice of some of the people she was trying to help.
80 years later, Ade’s great-niece Yemi arrives in London clutching the Princess’s precious diaries and longs to uncover the mysteries they hold…
A richly-detailed, compelling historical novel shining a light on a hidden voice of WW2 and one woman’s courageous contribution to Britain
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