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1 'The Cinder Path'
The cinder path was not only a landmark in the childhood home of Charlie MacFell, but also reflected the pains and trials of his life. Have you read this book?
Difficult
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 08 03
210 plays
2 'The Glass Virgin'
Annabella Lagrange was brought up to be a lady, so her entire world collapsed about her when she discovered that her parents were not the blood kin she had been led to believe.
Difficult
15 Q
ArleneRimmer
Nov 22 03
252 plays
3 'The Girl'
The entire village of Elmholm was taken by the ears when Hannah Boyle arrived and this book tells how her life panned out after being left with her father.
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 01 03
267 plays
4 The Mallen Streak
The Mallens were the main family in the area, until bankruptcy overtook them and they were forced to accept a poorer lifestyle. Quiz yourself on this book by Catherine Cookson.
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Nov 22 03
195 plays
5 The Mallen Girl
This book follows on from 'The Mallen Streak', and tells the story of Barbara, Thomas Mallen's daughter, as she makes her own mistakes in life. What do you know of this book by Catherine Cookson?
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Nov 23 03
150 plays
6 The Gambling Man
Written by Catherine Cookson - Rent collector Rory was fairly content with life - he had a good job, he was in love, and he could make money on the side playing cards. What more could one ask?
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 16 03
183 plays
7 The Thursday Friend
Set in the 1960s, 'The Thursday Friend' broke away from the usual genre of Catherine Cookson books - have you read it?
Average
15 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 04 03
141 plays
8 Feathers in the Fire
When Amos was born, his father ordered that he be drowned in the river. This book tells the story of how one man shaped the lives of the people in his family and employ. Catherine Cookson's book.
Average
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 09 03
162 plays
9 The Tinker's Girl
From drudgery in a workhouse, to that on a small holding, Jinnie Howlett stood firm to her ideals, until a fateful day... Test yourself on your knowledge of the book by Catherine Cookson.
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 01 03
141 plays
10 The Man who Cried
When Abel Mason took his son away from his abusive wife, he was to create a whole new life for himself in the north. A charming book by Catherine Cookson, test yourself!
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 08 03
150 plays
11 Colour Blind
The news that Bridget was married was great - until she came home with her husband, a negro. This was not acceptable behaviour in the Fifteen Streets. What do YOU know of this book by Catherine Cookson?
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Dec 13 03
162 plays
12 'The Mallen Litter'
The 'litter' refers to Barbara's triplets, and this book brings the turbulent story of the Mallen family to its conclusion.
Tough
10 Q
ArleneRimmer
Nov 25 03
162 plays
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* As a heavy gambler with average luck, Edmund Lagrange owed his friend, George Boston, a lot of money. What plan did he have in mind to wipe the slate clean?


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