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The author of the book: Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0553027492
ISBN 13: 9780553027495
Language: English
Edition: Corgi
Date of issue: 1977
Format files: PDF
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Description: Rory Connor was a gambling man and he had a gambler's luck. From the day he was born, his mother had known that Rory would be the one to make something of his life. At seven years old he was earning money from odd jobs and by fourteen he was in full-time work. By the time he had escaped the factory to become a rent-collector. Now, at twenty three, ambition was in full flow and he was always looking to bigger and better games to play. He feared nothing and nobody, not even the unscrupulous landlord he collected for. For an ordinary working lad, he was doing well - until one day his luck changed and suddenly things did not go as smoothly as he was used to...



Ay-up! looksee here: it's Robson Green. Watch here. This story is slightly different; usually Cookson's stories centre on strong women who persevere through to make a better life regardless what is thrown at them.







3* The Dwelling Place
3.5* The Glass Virgin
3* The Fifteen Streets
3' The Girl
5* The Rag Nymph
3* Katie Mulholland
3* The Cinder Path
4* Feathers in the Fire
3* Colour Blind
3* The Silent Lady
3* The Branded Man
3* Pure as the Lily
4* The Maltese Angel
3* The Fen Tiger
4* The Wingless Bird
3.5* The Black Candle
4* The Black Velvet Gown
5* The Round Tower
3* The Gambling Man

5* Tilly Trotter
5* Tilly Trotter Wed
5* Tilly Trotter Widowed
5* Tilly Trotter Alone

3* The Mallen Streak
2* The Mallen Girl (to revisit)
3* The Mallen Litter

4.5* The Mallen Secret by Rosie Goodwin, which leads straight into ...
4* The Mallen Curse


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Ebook The Gambling Man read Online! Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, the illegitimate daughter of a poverty-stricken woman, Kate, who Catherine believed was her older sister. Catherine 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 best-selling novels established her as one of the most popular contemporary woman novelist. She received an OBE in 1985, was created a Dame of the British Empire in 1993, and was appointed an Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford, in 1997.

For many years she lived near Newcastle upon Tyne.


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