The House Of Women



The House Of Women 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 bomb shell 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, reaching its climax with a frank confrontation of a major social issue of today. Read The House Of Women by Catherine Cookson – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • The House Of Women
  • Catherine Cookson
  • English
  • 15 February 2018
  • 0552133035

10 thoughts on “The House Of Women

  1. Shirley Revill says:

    Really enjoyed reading this book Storytelling at it s best Recommended.

  2. Dagny says:

    One of her best.

  3. Lisa says:

    This felt a little rushed like it should have been one of those multi hundred page epics that used to be everywhere Also, everyone in this book was miserable except the matriarch.

  4. Paula Dembeck says:

    Three generations of women live in Bramble House Emma Funnell great grandma , Victoria grandma and Lissie mother.When daughter Peggy becomes pregnant at fourteen, she is forced to marry the father Andrew Jones, which turns out to be a big mistake.A lesson for parents who seek to rule their...

  5. Julie Powell says:

    Another wonderful story from this author where we follow several generations of women who all have distinct characters some good some not so good and yet we seethan one side of each of them Not all the men involved are seen in a favourable light, which creates a wonderful tens...

  6. Lili says:

    I read all of Catherine Cookson s books some years ago and enjoyed them immensley I recently re read all of them and find that on a second look I found them all so very predictable, and was rather disappointed However I m sure that it is my tastes that have changed not the calibre of her sto...

  7. Carley says:

    This book is one of my favourite books of all time I absolutely love it I feel like I was one of the repressed women in the household The twists and turns in the book were brilliant So different to a lot of the Catherine Cookson books I have read An overall somber mood to the book but wit...

  8. Barbra says:

    A fair book by this author.Back Cover Blurb Bramble house contained a matriachal empire headed by Emma Funnell The house had been built for her as a wedding gift by Patrick and, now in her 70 s, Emma continues to keep the firmest control of th...

  9. Rachel says:

    The House of Women tells the tale of five generations of women living in one house The house is run by the domineering great grandmother Emma, whose decisions have an impact on each of the generations I was not a fan of this book, and wouldn t recommend it To me,...

  10. Fiona Malishev says:

    So boring I would not recommend

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