Saint christopher and the gravedigger - cookson, catherine
Known for the wit of her writing, Catherine Cookson was the UK's most widely read novelist during her lifetime. When her Estate discovered this never-before-published memoir in the attic of her home, it was an astonishing find. Before I Go is the definitive story of her life, in the author's own candid words. While Cookson had authored previous autobiographies, none have truly touched upon the tragedy and personal anguish she experienced until now.
This newly revised biography pieces together the uncensored details of Catherine Cookson's troubled and tempestuous life through a unique combination of previously unreleased material and Catherine's own, personal account. In addition to the original conversations between Catherine and Piers Dudgeon, it includes information contributed by some of those central figures in Catherine's life who, prior to her death, she would not allow to be interviewed.
Known for the wit of her writing, in her lifetime Catherine Cookson became the UK's most widely read novelist. When the Cookson Estate discovered the unpublished manuscript of Saint Christopher and the Gravedigger in the attic of her home, they unearthed a gem for Cookson's many fans. Gravedigger John Gascoigne lives in Downfell Hurst with his wife, Florrie, their three children and his mother, Gran.
Catherine Cookson's Hamilton novels have taken their place among the most widely acclaimed and enjoyed of her books. In this omnibus edition of Hamilton and Goodbye Hamilton, she shows her exceptional ability to tell a story in which good humor and a sens
Vereinigte Königreich Edition, PAL/Region 2 DVD: TON: Englisch ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), Englisch ( Mono ), Englisch ( Untertitel ), BONUSMATERIAL: Kasten-Satz, Multi-DVD Satz, Szene Zugang, Wechselwirkendes Menü, SYNOPSIS: Catherine Cookson was born Catherine McMullen in 1906. Her life began in poverty and she grew up believing her real mother was her sister.