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Her last and possibly her best novel

Advantages: Gripping saga with warm,sympathetic characters
Disadvantages: None as far as I am concerned

The woman who entered the offices of the distinguished firm of London solicitors Alexander Armstrong & Son one morning in 1955 was clearly a vagrant. Her clothes were filthy and torn, and the rather peculiar hat she was wearing had most definitely seen be ...

Suzan 03.10.2001 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Silent Lady - Catherine Cookson

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Put Down Your Prejudices, Pick Up This Book

Advantages: Exciting story, wonderful characters, compelling, a riveting read
Disadvantages: None, except it makes you cry a bit :-(

I’m sure we all have an idea of what a Catherine Cookson novel is, probably fuelled by those ITV mini-series in stock period costumes starring a former soap actress. We expect an historical romance – and as everyone knows, ‘history’ ...

KarenUK 14.05.2001 ∑ Read full review
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Just Read it

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Josephine Cox is the author of many bestsellers based on her home town of Blackburn. In this story we meet Leonard Measr who ruthlessly controls his wife and children punsihing them for any disobedience. He has a dark secret in the illegitimate daughter h ...

janierichter 23.09.2000 ∑ Read full review

Review of The Gilded Cage - Josephine Cox

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the guilded cage

Advantages: can't put the book down
Disadvantages: didn't have time to read it all in one go

...have just finished reading this book and true to form she did it again, its a brilliant read, 10 out of 10.this story is about families good and bad, leonard mears is the evil rich coach maker, with a family he controls with an iron rod, but has a deep ...

mmmmmmmmdfgdgdgdddfgdf 26.11.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Lysander ... Guaranteed to make your man see red

Advantages: Rupert Campbell Black is back!!
Disadvantages: Pah, there ain't any!

...Hello, and welcome. Sit or stay sitting if you are already? Get comfortable, ready? Ok ..... I'll begin ........ ***HOW COMES IíVE GOT IT?*** The same old story here Iím afraid, in fact, after this one, I ainít gonna use this subtitle any more. ...

ASIL1508 18.10.2001 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous - Jilly Cooper

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