Thursday, December 30, 2010

Nurse Romance Stories: Young Love 51 - "The Will to Love"

In this November 1953 nurse romance story, an attempted suicide is brought into the hospital. From his ramblings the attending nurse deduces that he'd been ditched by his girl and subsequently not felt life was worth living. At first to help him, but then also because she has fallen in love with him, she pretends to be his girl. She finds the girl, and gets her to come into the hospital to help, but he's just not that sort of person. She really is no longer interested in him since he gave their money to a friend in need. I'll let you read the rest to find out how it ends!

I found this a heart-warming tale of innocence and true love. I thought it was interesting how the protagonist described nursing - having to be cold and impersonal to maintain sufficient detachment in order to do the job.

1 comment:

  1. Great post as always~!

    Love the Veronika Lake look-alike
    character. Hollywood was always
    a great source for artists
    visual reference library.