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Endell Street

Wendy Moore

When the First World War broke out, the suffragettes suspended their campaigning and joined the war effort. For pioneering suffragette doctors (and life partners) Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson that meant moving to France, where they set up two small military hospitals amidst fierce opposition. Yet their medical and organisational skills were so impressive that in 1915 Flora and Louisa were asked by the War Ministry to return to London and establish a new military hospital in a vast and derelict old workhouse in Covent Garden’s Endell Street. That they did, creating a 573-bed hospita …

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Corvus has acquired rights to The Favour by Laura Vaughan, plus a second novel. The Favour tells the story of eighteen-year-old Ada Howell, who feels that the gilded life she deserves has been denied to her after she is forced to move from her idyllic country house in Wales to suburban London following the death of her wealthy adoptive father. When Ada’s eccentric godmother gifts her with an exclusive gap-year art history trip to Italy, she finally finds herself amongst the kind of people she aspires to be: sophisticated, cultured, privileged. Ada does everything in her power to prove she is o …