Can love, when it arrives, teach her not to fear the world beyond the dwelling place? Catherine Cookson was the original and bestselling saga. This week, I tackle the seemingly endless and screamingly worst of all the Cookson adaptations I have seen, The Dwelling Place. Brief note. Find Catherine Cookson’s The Dwelling Place at Movies & TV, home of thousands of titles on DVD and Blu-ray.

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You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Joe Brodie 3 episodes, Charles Pemberton Clive Fischel 2 episodes, In industrial Tyneside during World War I, life for the McQueen family is turned upside down when daughter Bridget comes home with a black husband.

This book has an absolutely terrible, super damaging philosophy of love and sex, and I threw it in the garbage. Some of the expressions I’ve heard from my own grandmother here in America over the years! It’s been a while since I read A Catherine Cookson book and I wasn’t sure about it at the beginning because my preferred books are thrillers, but I really enjoyed it.

A fight ensues, the milk is spilt and Cissie finds herself on her back on the ground. Ill-treated by Thornton’s bitter and vindictive It might be the only book I’ve ever thrown in the garbage, and I have no regrets. I was utterly horrified when I put the book down. Clive still insists that Cissie move into the house that he has bought for her and tells her he is going back to sea, but a carriage will fetch her and Richard the following morning to take her to her new home.


She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger brothers and sisters with the help of Matthew, a local carpenter, but her life becomes complicated when the aristocratic Fischel family take an unwelcome interest. It is through Clive’s actions that Cissie’s life is shattered and she is left to bear the consequences. Dwellinh This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [ The ending will probably leave the reader confused.

Detailed Review Summary of The Dwelling Place by Catherine Cookson

I recommend it to those who LOVE historical fiction and perhaps those who like dweelling having the difficulty of something like Jane Austen. Lord Fischel lives in the manor house with his son, Clive and daughter, Isabelle.

Clive is furious with his father and is determined cooksln Cissie should have her son back. Read this book in the 70’s when I was a teenager, recently re-read it and now I remember why it has always been in the back of my mind as a cokson story. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango.

May 12, Deirdre rated it did not like it. A great story that really reads as a non-fiction novel.

The Dwelling Place Catherine Cookson part 1/6

Set in Northumbria, England, the story is about Robert Bradley, a strong-willed young worker at a Jarrow shipyard, who arrives home one day tue find that his father has died. Some of CC characters are so evi THis one was very strange. Cissie Brodie’s character was endearing and as a teenager, I think a bit of her responsibility and endurance rubbed off on me. While Clive is tbe hunting the following day, he spots Isabelle riding towards the dwelling. He again declares his undying love for Cissie and appears to becoming rather obsessed with her.


I need to re-read it and experience the magic. The stars of Aquaman formed a special bond off-screen that let them push the limits of their rivalry once they were in costume.

The Dwelling Place Catherine Cookson part 1/6 – video dailymotion

Isabelle Fischel 3 episodes, Cissie and Clive’s love developed as a cathegine love story. Dec 31, Shirley Revill rated it it was amazing. Cissie is raped by aristocrat Clive Fischel Edward Rowie-Hicks and ends up having a child that she must fight to keep against the child’s biological grandfather, Lord Fischel James Fox. If interested, you can find my short thoughts HERE.

To view it, click here. Another thing I’d like to point out is there’s no romance in this.

The Dwelling Place

Black Panther Dominates Honorees. On Cunningham’s second visit to see Cissie, she goes into labor.

I love the book and it will always be on the top of my favorites. Mar 02, Kathy Barter rated it it was amazing. Cissie comes to the rescue after she hears Joe screaming. Turnbull 2 episodes, Because of this, I cannot give it a higher rating, although I liked most of the characters and admired the heroine Cissie’s strength and fortitude immensely. Some cokson Read this book in the 70’s when I was a teenager, recently re-read it and now I remember why it has always been in the back of my mind as a great story.