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Cookson, Catherine

Overview
Works: 651 works in 4,791 publications in 8 languages and 140,601 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Love stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6053.O525, 823.914
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Kate Hannigan's girl : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
103 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,811 libraries worldwide
Drawn to the beautiful girl he encounters amid the squalor of the Fifteen Streets slums, Dr. Rodney Prince wants nothing more than to rescue Kate Hannigan, who has suffered at the hands of her vicious, bullying father
Life and Mary Ann by Catherine Cookson( Book )
74 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 3,279 libraries worldwide
"In the fifth of the series, Mary Ann discovers that life is indeed a sad and funny affair. In her attempts to come to grips with the painful business of growing up she is hard pressed, but nevertheless determined, to remain her old irrepressable self." --Amazon.com
The silent lady : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 3,266 libraries worldwide
When an unkempt woman who is barely able to speak arrives in his office, London attorney Alexander Armstrong is stunned to discover that she is Irene Baindor, a woman who holds the key to solving a mystery that has plagued him for twenty-six years
The upstart by Catherine Cookson( Book )
46 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,133 libraries worldwide
A novel of class conflict in 19th century England, featuring a butler who advises a nouveau riche on how to be a gentleman. The upstart is Samuel Fairbrother, owner of a boot factory who buys a mansion, but doesn't know how to dress, eat or receive. To his consternation, his daughter falls in love with the butler. By the author of The Obsession
The obsession by Catherine Cookson( Book )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 3,108 libraries worldwide
An Englishwoman's battle to hang on to her family's bankrupt estate. She is Beatrice, one of four daughters of a gambling landowner who died in debt. By hook or by crook, Beatrice intends to hang on to her patrimony, her schemes including marriage and busting other people's marriage. By the author of The Year of the Virgins
The desert crop by Catherine Cookson( Book )
45 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,058 libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age novel featuring a farmer's son in 19th century New England. Daniel Stewart wants to be a doctor, but his father won't pay for studies, spending his money on drink and on making babies with his second wife. When the father dies, Daniel must care for the family, which ends his prospects of studies as well as marriage to his love. By the author of The Lady on My Left
My beloved son : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,956 libraries worldwide
A compelling story of a loving family dominated by one woman's suffocating desires. Ellen Jebeau's love for her son threatens the rest of her family
A house divided by Catherine Cookson( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,942 libraries worldwide
When Matthew Wallingham returns home after being blinded in the war, he tries to save the family farm, make peace with his resentful family, and find happiness with the woman he loves
The fifteen streets : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
56 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,748 libraries worldwide
Poverty-stricken dock laborer John O'Brien defends his family from a drunken father and brother before falling in love with his sister's seemingly unattainable teacher
The wingless bird by Catherine Cookson( Book )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,744 libraries worldwide
An English country woman manages to overcome difficult circumstances to find her just reward in the healing power of love
The glass virgin : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
51 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 2,718 libraries worldwide
Growing up amid the strict mores and stultifying traditions of Edwardian England's Redford Hall, Annabella Lagrange is forced to hide her father's terrible secret and turns to her beloved cousin, Stephen, until a terrible truth about her identity forces her to recreate her life
The golden straw : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,666 libraries worldwide
Portrays a whole rich vein of English life from the heyday of the Victorian era to the stormy middle years of the present century
The rag nymph : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
31 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,664 libraries worldwide
The story of growing up in the changing times of the Industrial Revolution of 1854. A young girl is abandoned to be raised by "Raggie Aggie" amidst the factories and slums of north England
The moth : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
42 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,641 libraries worldwide
As World War I approaches, Foreshaw Park, the run-down estate of the once-wealthy Thorman family, is the setting for the burgeoning romance between the Thormans' elder daughter, Agnes, and hired-hand Robert Bradley
The Maltese angel : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,553 libraries worldwide
In England a farmer marries a beautiful dancer, thereby incurring the wrath of a farm girl who considered herself engaged to him. A tale of revenge and death. By the author of The Rag Nymph
The black candle : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 2,547 libraries worldwide
The multigenerational story set in a nineteenth-century village in the northern English countryside tells of the enduring struggles between the classes
The love child : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 2,526 libraries worldwide
As ANna Martell grows into womanhood in the nineteenth-century English countryside, she is determined to overcome the legacy of her birth--as one of six illegitimate children--a goal aided by wealthy Timothy Barrington
The year of the virgins : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 2,501 libraries worldwide
In England a possessive mother, Winifred Coulson, escapes from a mental asylum to inflict havoc on her family. The objects of her fury are her daughter-in-law, who stole Winifred's son in marriage, and Winifred's husband who is unfaithful. By the author of The Maltese Angel
The parson's daughter : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 2,495 libraries worldwide
The local parson's daughter, Nancy Ann, marries Harpcore, a gambler and rake who is master of the palatial estate in the district. It is her destiny to live a life of great luxury and adventure, great love and devastating loss
The Harrogate secret by Catherine Cookson( Book )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 2,444 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old message-runner Freddie Musgrove's silence is bought after he witnesses a scene of unremitting horror at The Towers, but years later, when the horror reoccurs, Freddie must fight to remain uninvolved
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Marchant, Catherine

Catherine Cookson Brits auteur
Catherine Cookson écrivaine britannique
Catherine Cookson englische Autorin
Catherine Cookson scrittrice inglese
Cookson C. 1906-1998
Cookson, Catherine
Kukson, Kėtrin
Kuksona, Ketrīna
Kuksone, Ketrina
MacMullen, Catherine, 1906-1998
Marchant, Catherine
Marchant Catherine 1906-1998
Marchant, Catherine McMullen
Marchant, Catherine, pseud.
Кетрин Куксън
Куксон К. 1906-1998
Куксон, Кэтрин
کاترین کوکسون
ਕੈਥਰੀਨ ਕੁੱਕਸਨ
Languages
English (851)
German (18)
French (16)
Polish (13)
Dutch (8)
Hungarian (3)
Turkish (1)
Korean (1)
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