When in 1939 it was announced on the wireless that, “England is at war with Germany”, Niall Henry Bracken was just four years of age. This mainly funny, pleasantly meandering memoir - there are some sad bits - is about a suburban Dublin boy growing up in Ireland during the Second World War.
In From My Heart, Linda writes honestly about growing up in her big Irish family and finding fame with her sisters in The Nolans and reveals the shocking family secrets and feuds that threatened to tear them apart. She also describes her original battle with breast cancer and how the death of her husband left her deeply depressed, to the point of feeling suicidal. Just as she’d learned to embrace life again, and even to start dating, the cancer came back . . .