[BOOKS] ⚡ The House Of Women ✯ Catherine Cookson – Moi-sosedi.info

The House Of Women Emma Funnell Is The Matriarch Of Bramble House, Built For Her As A Wedding Gift Now, In , She Is In Her Seventies, With The Avowed Intent Of Living To Be A Hundred And, As She Has Always Done, She Continues To Rule The Roost, For Apart From Herself Three Generations Of The Funnell Family Live In The House All Of Them WomenThere Is Widowed Daughter Victoria, Increasingly A Hypochondriac Granddaughter Lizzie, Who Bears The Brunt Of Running The House, As Well As Enduring A Loveless Marriage To Len Hammond And Peggy, Her Sixteen Year Old Daughter, Now Trying To Find The Courage To Drop The Bomb Shell Of Her Pregnancy Into Their MidstThis Explosive Situation Provides The Springboard For A Powerful And Absorbing Novel That Explores, Over A Period Of Fifteen Years, All That Fate Holds In Store For The Dwellers In The House Of Women, Reaching Its Climax With A Frank Confrontation Of A Major Social Issue Of Today

About the Author: Catherine Cookson

Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, the illegitimate daughter of a poverty stricken woman, Kate, who Catherine believed was her older sister Catherine began work in service but eventually moved south to Hastings, where she met and married Tom Cookson, a local grammar school master Although she was originally acclaimed as a regional writer her novel The Round Tower won the Winifred Holtby Award for the best regional novel of 1968 her readership quickly spread throughout the world, and her many best selling novels established her as one of the most popular contemporary woman novelist She received an OBE in 1985, was created a Dame of the British Empire in 1993, and was appointed an Honorary Fellow of St Hilda s College, Oxford, in 1997 For many years she lived near Newcastle upon Tyne.

10 thoughts on “The House Of Women

  1. says:

    Really enjoyed reading this book Storytelling at it s best Recommended.

  2. says:

    YIKES So many yikes Daddy loving on the daughter Granny cooing for the great grandson in law 26 year old doctor proposing to the 15 year old teenager Ick I m icked out by the characters, and I m a little icked out by Cookson

  3. says:

    This book portays different types of women from different eras and definitely their thoughts are different from each other It has also emphasized on some crucial social issues that are still affecting lives of several women even today

  4. says:

    Another Great story.Excellent I can t say enough about it It was a book I could not put down I love this author You really get your money s worth.

  5. says:

    Maybe 2 1 2 stars.

  6. says:

    One of her best.

  7. says:

    This felt a little rushed like it should have been one of those multi hundred page epics that used to be everywhere Also, everyone in this book was miserable except the matriarch.

  8. says:

    This story spans 15 years from 1968 and is a generational saga An enjoyable read.SYNOPSIS Emma Funnell is the matriarch of Bramble House, built for her as a wedding gift by Patrick Funnell who had since died Now into her seventies, and with the avowed intent of living to be a hu

  9. says:

    Three generations of women live in Bramble House Emma Funnell great grandma , Victoria grandma and Lissie mother.When daughter Peggy becomes pregnant at fourteen, she is forced to marry the father Andrew Jones, which turns out to be a big mistake.A lesson for parents who seek to rule the

  10. says:

    Another wonderful story from this author where we follow several generations of women who all have distinct characters some good some not so good and yet we seethan one side of each of them Not all the men involved are seen in a favourable light, which creates a wonderful tension throughout the b

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