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The House of Women

(1992)
A novel by

 
Emma funnell is the matriarch of Bramble House, built for her as a wedding gift. Now, in 1968, 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 women.

There 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 bombshell of her pregnancy into their midst.

This 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. The story Reaches its climax with a frank confrontation of a major social issue of today.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: The House of Women (Center Point Platinum Fiction (Large Print))
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 1-58547-069-4 / 978-1-58547-069-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Large Print
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December 1993 : UK Hardback
Title: House of Women (Charnwood Library)
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-7089-8736-2 / 978-0-7089-8736-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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March 1992 : USA Hardback
Title: The House of Women
Author(s): CATHERINE COOKSON
ISBN: 0-593-01437-5 / 978-0-593-01437-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: BANTAM
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Paperback Editions

March 1993 : UK Paperback
Title: The House Of Women
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-552-13303-5 / 978-0-552-13303-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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1993 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: The house of women
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-552-15922-0 / 978-0-552-15922-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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Audio Editions

June 1992 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The House of Women: Unabridged (Soundings)
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 1-85496-610-3 / 978-1-85496-610-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The House of Women
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
Publisher: Peach Publishing
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