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Diamond review  There Goes My Street Cred...

Advantages: Good read, easy to get into, interesting characters
Disadvantages: Catherine Cookson's reputation for writing books for OAPs!

...INTRODUCTION I used to sneer at the shelves of Catherine Cookson novels in the library. There were always so many – how could an author who churned out all those novels expect them to be of any decent quality? An aspiring author myself, I was cyn ...

KarenUK 07.05.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Solace of Sin - Catherine Cookson

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excellent triology

Advantages: Best Catherine Cookson novel -ever!
Disadvantages: none

...I'm a huge fan of Catherine Cookson and recently read Tilly Trotter. I was engrosed in this novel and genuinely coudn't put it down! The story is excellent and I was enchanted! An amazing story! The great thing is that there follows two more novels ...

fifipenrhyn 19.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Tilly Trotter - Catherine Cookson

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Excellent

Advantages: Opens up the readers mind to hardships
Disadvantages: That these things really happen

This was the first ever Catherine Cookson book I read. It was given to me by a friend and the minute I started to read it, I could not put the book down. If you like excitement, love stories then this is a must have book. Two more books follow to compl ...

Patricia 07.06.2000 · Read full review
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The Gambling Man

Advantages: A very well written story,characters are true to life.
Disadvantages: The name Catherine Cookson is associated with old ladies reading material,which is not true

...I read this book in one day,once i'd started I didn't want to put it down! The story starts with Rory Connor, who is a rent collector and engaged to be married to his childhood sweetheart ,Janie. Rory is a gambler who wants bigger games with higher rew ...

luzley2 29.08.2004 · Read full review
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Wakey,wakey, rise and shine!

Advantages: Thoroughly enjoyable
Disadvantages: Lack of information about Kirsten

Catherine Cooksone had already written and published 26 books before she decided to try publishing under another name, of course many writers do this to try a different style of writing and not be all embaressed if it all goes wrong. Or to make sure it's ...

Emma1973 08.11.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Slow Awakening - Catherine Cookson

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