- Author:Catherine Cookson
- Publisher:E P Dutton; 1st edition (January 1, 1973)
- Pages:282 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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Dame Catherine Ann Cookson, DBE (née McMullen; 27 June 1906 – 11 June 1998) was a British author. She is in the top 20 of most widely read British novelists with sales topping 100 million, while retaining a relatively low profile in the world of celebrity writers. Her books were inspired by her deprived youth in South Tyneside, North East England, the setting for her novels.
Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, the illegitimate daughter of a poverty-stricken woman, Kate, whom . The Mallen Streak is the telltale white streak of hair in the males and the somewhat stubborn and wicked ways in the women.
Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, the illegitimate daughter of a poverty-stricken woman, Kate, whom she believed to be her older sister. She began work in service but eventually moved south to Hastings, where she met and married Tom Cookson, a local grammar-school master.
Another sweeping saga by Catherine Cookson, this time featuring patriarch Thomas Mallen - who sets forth a series of events and circumstances (as he predecessors before him) which take us into yet another exciting trilogy.
Catherine Cookson, 1906 - 1998 British writer Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, Co. Durham. She was born illegitimate and into poverty with a mother who was, at times, an alcoholic and violent. She also believed, for many years, that she was abandoned as a baby and that her mother was actually her older sister. Catherine wrote her first short story, "The Wild Irish Girl," at the age of eleven and sent it to the South Shields Gazette, which sent it back in three days. She left school at the.
Corgi Books, Jan 7, 1975 - Fiction - 256 pages. THE MALLEN STREAK is the first in a trilogy of novels following the fortunes of the Mallens through succeeding generations. Thomas Mallen of High Banks Hall had many sons, most of them bastards. But to all of them he passed on his mark-a distinctive flash of white hair running to the left temple, known as the Mallen Streak. It was said that those who bore the Streak seldom reached old age or died in bed, and that nothing good ever came of a Mallen. From inside the book.
Catherine Cookson’s Books. Tilly Trotter Widowed. This book is sold subject to the condition it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior consent in any form. ISBN 978-1-78036-044-7. Sketch by Harriet Anstruther.