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Cookson, Catherine

Overview
Works: 1,567 works in 7,898 publications in 11 languages and 138,665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Biographies  Legal fiction (Literature)  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction, Photographer, Translator
Classifications: PR6053.O525, 823.914
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The silent lady : a novel by Catherine Marchant( Book )

48 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,842 WorldCat member 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
Kate Hannigan's girl : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

55 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Annie Hannigan seems blessed, but when she falls in love with Terence Macbane, "the elusive boy next door," she must deal with both her childhood friend Brian Stannard and a rival, Cathleen Davidson.--Jacket
My beloved son : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

59 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,627 WorldCat member 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 desert crop by Catherine Cookson( Book )

70 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,595 WorldCat member 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 )

64 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,583 WorldCat member 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 )

51 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in English and Polish and held by 2,578 WorldCat member 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
A house divided by Catherine Cookson( Book )

54 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,489 WorldCat member 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
Kate Hannigan : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

88 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,409 WorldCat member 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
The glass virgin : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

54 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 2,359 WorldCat member 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 wingless bird by Catherine Cookson( Book )

53 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English country woman manages to overcome difficult circumstances to find her just reward in the healing power of love
The fifteen streets : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

73 editions published between 1952 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,343 WorldCat member 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 rag nymph : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

47 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,289 WorldCat member 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 )

54 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,231 WorldCat member 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 golden straw : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,209 WorldCat member 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 love child : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,168 WorldCat member 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 Maltese angel : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member 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 Mallen girl by Catherine Cookson( Book )

74 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,116 WorldCat member 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 parson's daughter : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,099 WorldCat member 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 year of the virgins : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

45 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 2,064 WorldCat member 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 Harrogate secret by Catherine Cookson( Book )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 2,049 WorldCat member 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 identityMarchant, Catherine

Catherine Cookson British writer

Catherine Cookson Brits auteur

Catherine Cookson écrivaine britannique

Catherine Cookson englische Autorin

Catherine Cookson escriptora britànica

Catherine Cookson escritora británica

Catherine Cookson scriitoare britanică

Catherine Cookson scrittrice inglese

Catherine Cookson Suurbritannia kirjanik

Cookson C.

Cookson C. 1906-1998

Cookson, Catherine

Cookson, Dame Catherine, Ann 1906-1998

Cooksonová, Catherine

Kukson, Kėtrin

Kukson, Kėtrin 1906-1998

Kuksona, Ketrīna

Kuksone, Ketrina

MacMullen, Catherine 1906-1998

Marchant, Catherine.

Marchant Catherine 1906-1998

Marchant, Catherine McMullen

Marchant, Catherine, pseud.

McMullen Catherine Ann

McMullen, Catherine Ann 1906-1998

McMullen, Katie

McMullen, Katie 1906-1998

Кетрин Куксън

Куксон К. 1906-1998

Куксон, Кэтрин

كاترين كوكسن كاتبة بريطانية

کاترین کوکسون

ਕੈਥਰੀਨ ਕੁੱਕਸਨ

キャサリン・クックソン

Languages
English (1,216)

German (34)

Polish (12)

Swedish (9)

Dutch (7)

Spanish (4)

Hungarian (3)

French (1)

Turkish (1)

Norwegian (1)

Korean (1)