Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle]

Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly

Read ✓ Rock Me Gently · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Vivor It was a friendship that began with an instinctive recognition of the fear and suffering each had experienced and one that would begin an emotional journey culminating in Judith's return to the Nazareth House orphanage to confront her memories and to achieve some measure of peace Updated and revised by the author to confront her critics this astonishing moving and deeply shocking memoir resonates in the mind long after the final pa This was an inspirational book to hear of the resilience the children had and how their spirit s never wavered this was also a horrifying and sadly common story of a Covent in the 1950s it really showed the inhumanity and cruelty of the nuns towards these poor children it was a gripping story right from the start of how Judith first enters the Covent asher mother was searching for a place for them to her finally escaping the hell hole and how she felt guilty at leaving the girls behind because she had feared they would be beaten worse now which shows the psychological warfare the nuns put these girls through so they were not just physically trapped but mentally imprisoned tooThe horrible abuse these nuns put these girls through unfortunately followed them through to their adulthood as of course such horrific abuse would but Judith writes about how she came to terms with what happened to her and made attempts to move on with her lifeShe visits one of the nuns left to hopefully get answers as to her horrific time spent in the Covent but to no avail the nun even at first tried to denie who she was and then tried to justify her actions by saying the children were very hard to keep control of and that she had tried the soft touch but only the hard way seemed to work this shows the lack of remorse or understanding of the pain and anguish the nuns inflicted upon these girlsI think maybe they did understand but to these sick individuals these children weren t seen as humans but the bottom of societyUnfortunately at the time this was how society perceived these children but in actual fact it was the nuns and priests and anyone else who felt this that were the scum of the earth and should be ashamed of themselves and some imprisoned these were bright young people with loving hearts and brilliant minds who did not deserve the horrific childhoods they were given

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Read ✓ Rock Me Gently · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook In the 1950s shortly after her father's death Judith Kelly was left in the care of nuns at a Catholic orphanage while her mother searched for a place for them to live She was eight years old Far from being cared for Judith found herself in a savage and terrifying institution where physical emotional and sexual abuse was the daily norm and the children's lives were reduced to stark survival As the months became years and no word came from The cover of Rock Me Gently caught my eye because like the author I spent a considerable time in a childrens home run by the same order of nuns as described in the bookOnce I began reading Rock Me Gently I could not put it down Here is a book that is not only extremely well written but should recognised as is a real life story about a girl who was brutally treated by her carers within a convent in Sussex Originally installed in the institution whilst her mother looked for somewhere for them to live Judith discovered that the nuns were monsters venting their anger and frustrations on their helpless charges in the form of emotional physical and sexual abuse This book is a perfect example of how the human spirit can provide strength in the toughest of situations Judith Kelly s courage and determination saved her from all of the suffering that she endured at such a young age and this is depicted in chapters where she worked on a kibbutz in the 1970 s Kelly s story is also a living testament of resilience With the help of her mentor Miriam a survivor from the Nazi Holocaust she is transformed into an emotionally healthy and competent adultAnyone who has read the paperback version of Rock Me Gently will see from the evidence at the back of the book that Kelly s story is a true one My advice therefore to all those who criticise this book is tell the truth you obviously haven t read it and importantly look at your motives for making spiteful comments about this extremely important story

Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly

Read ✓ Rock Me Gently · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Her mother she sought comfort instead from the girls around her and especially the bright angel voiced Frances who seemed miraculously untouched by the nuns' persecution and the abject misery surrounding her When a tragic accident robbed Judith of her dearest friend the traumatic memories of the event were to trouble her deeply long into her adult life Years later at a kibbutz in Israel Judith met and befriended an elderly Holocaust sur Such a sad and tragic story Heartbreaking and devastating but I definitely recommend it


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  1. says: Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly Judith Kelly ✓ 0 Free download

    Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] I was expecting it to be written as graphically horrifying or gruesome as possible But like her fellow who wrote a letter to the author after reading the first printing of this book the intensity of their experiences was lessen Nonetheless I had a pleasant time reading this may it be a real memoir or a work of fiction

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    Summary Rock Me Gently Judith Kelly ✓ 0 Free download Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] The cover of Rock Me Gently caught my eye because like the author I spent a considerable time in a childrens' home run by the same order of nuns as described in the bookOnce I began reading Rock Me Gently I could

  3. says: Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly

    Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] Summary Rock Me Gently I've often read the controversies surrounding memoir but regardless of whether it is completely truthful or come

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    Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] A true story of life for so many children It was heartbreaking Just imagining the daily strife of these little ones Written lovingly it really draws you in to the different personalities of the convent children and their strength and resilience

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    Summary Rock Me Gently Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] This book was here at the Condo so put the rope back and started reading this one ne of those unbelievable tales of abuse and recovery even if she had to go spend to Israel and a Kibbutz to do it

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    Summary Rock Me Gently Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly Judith Kelly ✓ 0 Free download Such a sad and tragic story Heartbreaking and devastating but I definitely recommend it

  7. says: Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] Summary Rock Me Gently

    Judith Kelly ✓ 0 Free download Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] This was an inspirational book to hear of the resilience the children had and how their spirit's never wavered this was also a horrifying and sadly common story of a Covent in the 1950s it really showed the inhumanity and cruelty of the nuns towards these poor children it was a gripping story right from the sta

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    Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] It wasn't a bad book it just wasn't great either The authors note at the start where she basically admitted to stealing phrases lines and ideas it's supposed to be her memoirs doesnt put you in the best frame of mind to start with S

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    Judith Kelly ✓ 0 Free download Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] I often get flashbacks of the scene in the movie of little princess amidst reading this book However this book

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    Rock Me Gently [E–pub/Kindle] Characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Judith Kelly Summary Rock Me Gently My granny told me the nuns at her school would tie her left hand behind her back because it was evil to be left handed Heartbreaking for every child that has ever endured any abuse at the hands of monsters

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  • Paperback
  • 288
  • Rock Me Gently
  • Judith Kelly
  • English
  • 27 May 2020
  • 9780747587149