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Cookson, Catherine

Overview
Works: 642 works in 4,802 publications in 14 languages and 138,580 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Love stories  Biography  Drama  Historical fiction  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6053.O525, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Kate Hannigan's girl : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
108 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 6,160 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 )
89 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,934 libraries worldwide
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Tilly wed : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
139 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,924 libraries worldwide
Part of trilogy with Tilly and Tilly alone. Tilly marries the older son of the lord of the manor and they move to the Texas frontier
The silent lady : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
43 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,710 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 desert crop by Catherine Cookson( Book )
45 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 3,543 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
The upstart by Catherine Cookson( Book )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 3,296 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
My beloved son : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
38 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 3,102 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
The glass virgin : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
70 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,082 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 )
44 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,027 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 )
50 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,998 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 fifteen streets : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
60 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,997 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 )
42 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,963 libraries worldwide
An English country woman manages to overcome difficult circumstances to find her just reward in the healing power of love
The moth : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
45 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,921 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 )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,893 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 )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,798 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 parson's daughter : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
48 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,736 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 Mallen girl by Catherine Cookson( Book )
56 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,612 libraries worldwide
In the sequel to The Mallen Streak, Barbara, deaf and jealous of Sarah, throws Sarah into a pit which stores rusted machinery, causing Sarah to lose her leg
The Harrogate secret by Catherine Cookson( Book )
45 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,610 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
The black velvet gown : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )
62 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,605 libraries worldwide
Biddy Millican learns to read and works her way up from laundry girl as she confronts and overcomes the prejudices of nineteenth-century England
The Bailey chronicles by Catherine Cookson( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,270 libraries worldwide
Fiona, a young widow left badly off with three children, advertises for a lodger. The result is Bill and it's not long before she can't remember life without him
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Marchant, Catherine

Cookson, Catherine
Kukson, Kėtrin
Kuksona, Ketrīna
Kuksone, Ketrina
MacMullen, Catherine, 1906-1998
Marchant, Catherine
Marchant Catherine 1906-1998
Marchant, Catherine McMullen
Marchant, Catherine, pseud.
Languages
English (1,029)
Dutch (104)
Finnish (23)
French (15)
Swedish (13)
Spanish (11)
Polish (7)
Czech (7)
German (4)
Danish (2)
Norwegian (2)
Estonian (1)
Hungarian (1)
Italian (1)
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