Diary Written in the Provincial Lunatic Asylum

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Mary Huestis Pengilly

Narrated By: Elaine Webb

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2017

Duration: 1 hours 0 minutes


Mary Pengilly was taken to a Lunatic Asylum by her sons where she kept a diary, which this book is taken from. Mary records the harsh conditions and treatments received at the hands of the nurses during her stay. Once Mary is released she takes it upon herself to make the authorities aware of the situation at the Provincial Lunatic Asylum. (Summary by Elaine Webb)