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The Obsession

Narrated by: Susan Jameson
Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Set at the turn of the century, this is one of Catherine Cookson's most unusual novels, powerfully portraying a woman dangerously driven by desire and ambition.

©1995 Catherine Cookson (P)2014 Audible, Ltd

Critic Reviews

"Humour, toughness, resolution and generosity are Cookson virtues.... In the specialised world of women's popular fiction, Cookson has created her own territory." (Helen Dunmore, The Times)

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Great narration

I love listening to Susan Jameson. Such a pleasure. I’m also a fan of Catherine Cookson so overall a very enjoyable audio book.

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  • Denilyn
  • 11-03-2019

Fascinating from beginning to end.

Catherine Cookson is one of my favorite authors and I loved this story as much as her others.

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  • Toni L.
  • 19-03-2018

Throughly enjoyable

This is a lovely book! Enjoyed it totally. Have been a Cookson reader many years and as always she delivered!!!

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  • Christina
  • 29-10-2017

Brilliantly Brings the characters alive!

enjoyable and warming story. narrator's performance was the best! a worthwhile bed time story. thrilling!

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  • Customer
  • 18-05-2017

Loved it

Excellent all the way around. Hope more Catherine Cookson audio books will become available in the US.

Great story, well narrated. A true pleasure to listen to.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-09-2017

obsession

loved this story very well read the right tone of voice can imagine being there

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-12-2016

has the appeal of a Cookson novel but slow to star

liked it but not as gripping as some of her novels. it was slow to start and the characters slow to develop.

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  • Myriamb8
  • 14-07-2019

Good old-fashioned Catherine Cookson

The narrator is as always excellent (Susan Jameson). Enjoyable story, felt like a real Catherine Cookson, gritty and engrossing, genuine characters.

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  • Isobel
  • 18-04-2019

usual satisfying story from the Cookson collection

Very Wuthering Heights brought forward in time.
Easy listening if you dont mind Susan Jamieson.

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  • Doglover
  • 11-08-2018

The Obsession

This was a great story and narrated excellently and with passion by
Susan Jameson. Have read Catherine Cookson books over the years, but have enjoyed the Audible version bringing the story to life.

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  • bernadette starr
  • 14-06-2018

I enjoyed this Book

The narrator was very enjoyable, and i really enjoyed listening to it. I listened many times.