“Nurse stories” is a book that explores the challenges, difficulties and joys of working as a nurse. The author tells her story with incredible honesty, since her life in Lithuania and her struggles there, to her life as a nurse in England. The author’s purpose is to help others, through revealing her experiences, take care of their loved ones and overcome difficult moments. This practical book will try to let the reader see the world through the eyes of a nurse and understand the motivation that transform a profession into a profound vocation. Books have been and remain an important source of spiritual and cultural Human development. Artistic text is a complex phenomenon: it is both a means of communication, and a way to store and transmit information, a reflection of psychological life, human, a product of a certain historical era and reflection national culture and traditions. The image of a doctor is present on a large number of pages.
Works of classical and modern literature, which gives us the right to argue: the profession of a nurse at all times has been in demand in the society.
Interest in this profession is due to the fact that medicine and literature grow from one root: intense interest and sympathy for man and his fate.
Aldona Grupas was born in Riga, Latvia, to Lithuanian parents, before moving to Lithuania (Klaipeda) in 1976, where she lived for most of her life before moving to the UK in 2005.
Aldona’s works and awards include:
NURSE, GIVE ME A PILL FOR DEATH… (2019)
IT’S HARD TO BE AN ANGEL (2021)
WEST MIDLANDS HO! (2021)
THE WAY OF THE HEART (2020)
A HISTORY OF LITHUANIAN WRITERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (2022)
A documentary film ‘Nine seas away’, based on the book West Midlands Ho!, produced by the Royal Film Academy (London).
VIII Open Eurasian Literature festival, Brussels 2019 – 2nd place in female authors’ category.
XI Open Eurasian Literature festival, London 2020 – 3rd place in prose category.
Hertfordshire Publishing house, London. Award 2022 ‘Best biography’.