This volume contains all three novels of the Mallen trilogy. Starting in 1851, the book follows the stormy lives of the Mallens through succeeding generations, linking the England of Queen Victoria with the dark days of World War I.
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THREE MAGNIFICENT NOVELS IN ONE VOLUME
The Mallen Streak - The Mallen Girl - The Mallen LitterAbout the Author:
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. 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 bestselling novels established her as one of the most popular of contemporary women novelists. After receiving an OBE in 1985, Catherine Cookson was created a Dame of the British Empire in 1993. She was appointed an Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford, in 1997. For many years she lived near Newcastle upon Tyne. She died shortly before her ninety-second birthday, in June 1998.
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Book Description Bantam Books, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110553139320