Fallen Star
Joan O'Neill
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Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM By Joan O'Neill

In 1950s Ireland, Sixteen year old Stella s innocent childhood is shattered when charismatic Charlie comes into her life Where Stella s family struggle to make ends meet, Charlie can have anything he wants, and that includes Stella, who is rapidly falling for him Then Stella discovers she is pregnant Suddenly Charlie is gone, and Stella is left with only the bracelet heIn 1950s Ireland, Sixteen year old Stella s innocent childhood is shattered when charismatic Charlie comes into her life Where Stella s family struggle to make ends meet, Charlie can have anything he wants, and that includes Stella, who is rapidly falling for him Then Stella discovers she is pregnant Suddenly Charlie is gone, and Stella is left with only the bracelet he gave her Stella s devoutly religious mother, horrifed by the scandal, sends her errant daughter to a Magdalene Laundry convent, miles from home, where in return for daily and rigorous and endless chores, Stella will be able to have her baby in secret The convent is bleak and austere, the nuns themselves cruel and lacking compassion When Stella s baby girl is born, it will be taken from her for adoption, the only answer is to run away with her child But Stella didn t expect the struggle and pain of being a single mother with her family turning against her, who can she rely on for help Out of the blue, comes support and love from an unexpected quarter, to finally make Stella s story a happy one.
  • Title: Fallen Star
  • Author: Joan O'Neill
  • ISBN: 9780340881798
  • Page: 391
  • Format: Paperback

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Aisha Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
I for one really liked this book, and this was the book that encouraged me to read books by Irish writers. A great romance, portraying the hope that a girl (Stella) had at being happy when her reputation was tarnished and ruined. I thankfully haven't been through what this protagonist had, but Joan O'Neill makes it easy to sympathize with Stella in terms of being used by someone you love, and deserted by the rest who ought to love you. I enjoyed it immensely, and felt myself going along with Ste [...]
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Rosie Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
A wonderfully written book. This made me cry at times but it had a nice heartwarming ending.
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Sally Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
15-year-old Irish Catholic girl in the 50s gets pregnant, mother flips and sends her to a convent that's more like a workhouse. Pretty average, better once she'd escaped and was on the run.
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Erica Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
Good story but was very badly written Plot moves too fast and there are lots of mistakes in it
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Rachel Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
It was quite good! I couldn't put it down until I had finished. I will probably buy it and re-read it in the future. I would definitely recommend it.
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Belle Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
I really liked this book. It is a good story, and well written, but it also has a message. I would recommend it to other teenage girls.
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Selah Bell Aug 20, 2019 - 09:37 AM
I really liked this book. It is a good story, and well written, but it also has a message. I would recommend it to other teenage girls.
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Fallen Star By Joan O'Neill In 1950s Ireland, Sixteen year old Stella s innocent childhood is shattered when charismatic Charlie comes into her life Where Stella s family struggle to make ends meet, Charlie can have anything he wants, and that includes Stella, who is rapidly falling for him Then Stella discovers she is pregnant Suddenly Charlie is gone, and Stella is left with only the bracelet heIn 1950s Ireland, Sixteen year old Stella s innocent childhood is shattered when charismatic Charlie comes into her life Where Stella s family struggle to make ends meet, Charlie can have anything he wants, and that includes Stella, who is rapidly falling for him Then Stella discovers she is pregnant Suddenly Charlie is gone, and Stella is left with only the bracelet he gave her Stella s devoutly religious mother, horrifed by the scandal, sends her errant daughter to a Magdalene Laundry convent, miles from home, where in return for daily and rigorous and endless chores, Stella will be able to have her baby in secret The convent is bleak and austere, the nuns themselves cruel and lacking compassion When Stella s baby girl is born, it will be taken from her for adoption, the only answer is to run away with her child But Stella didn t expect the struggle and pain of being a single mother with her family turning against her, who can she rely on for help Out of the blue, comes support and love from an unexpected quarter, to finally make Stella s story a happy one.

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