Christine Lee - Author

About the Author

Christine Lee was born in Watford in 1938 and began her working life training as a nurse. Now a renowned figurative sculptor, among her best-known works is the remarkable Commemorative Fountain outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon.

Featured books by Christine Lee

The Midwife's Sister

The Midwife's Sister

Author: Christine Lee Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/03/2015

'Our childhood came to an end when our parents parted and from then on Jennifer was placed in the impossible position of having to be a parent to me, her sister. I shall always be grateful for her protection ...' Millions have fallen in love with Jennifer Worth and her experiences in the East End as chronicled in Call the Midwife but little is known about her life outside this period. Now, in this moving and evocative memoir, Jennifer's sister, Christine, takes us from their early idyllic years to the cruelty and neglect they suffered after their parents divorced, from Jennifer being forced to leave home at fourteen to their training as nurses. After leaving nursing Jennifer took up a career in music, her first love, and Christine became a sculptor, but through marriages and children, joy and heartbreak, their lives remained intertwined. Absorbing and emotional, The Midwife's Sister is testimony to an enduring bond between two extraordinary women.

Other books by Christine Lee

Christine's Korean Adventure

Christine's Korean Adventure

Author: Christine Lee Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2015

The author is a girl who was born in Korea and grew up in America. She visits Korea with her mother and her little brother during her summer break. She writes about her fears in visiting new places and her joys in encountering new things. Her family comforts her and shares her joy.

The Midwife's Sister

The Midwife's Sister

Author: Christine Lee Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/03/2015

'Our childhood came to an end when our parents parted and from then on Jennifer was placed in the impossible position of having to be a parent to me, her sister. I shall always be grateful for her protection ...' Millions have fallen in love with Jennifer Worth and her experiences in the East End as chronicled in Call the Midwife but little is known about her life outside this period. Now, in this moving and evocative memoir, Jennifer's sister, Christine, takes us from their early idyllic years to the cruelty and neglect they suffered after their parents divorced, from Jennifer being forced to leave home at fourteen to their training as nurses. After leaving nursing Jennifer took up a career in music, her first love, and Christine became a sculptor, but through marriages and children, joy and heartbreak, their lives remained intertwined. Absorbing and emotional, The Midwife's Sister is testimony to an enduring bond between two extraordinary women.

A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides

A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides

Author: Christine Lee Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/02/2014

A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and interpretation. Presents an in-depth, comprehensive overview of the reception of the Greek historian Thucydides Features personal reflections by eminent scholars on the significance and perennial importance of Thucydides work Features an internationally renowned cast of contributors, including established academics as well as new voices in the field

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