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The Obsession

Narrated by: Susan Jameson
Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 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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  • 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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  • 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.