The Mallen Streak by Catherine Cookson


The Mallen Streak (The Catherine Cookson Collection)The Mallen Streak by Catherine Cookson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Just arrived from UK through BM.

This is the first book of the Mallen’s Trilogy.

The plot describes how a rich family, the Mallens, have their destiny subtle changed by Thomas son, a real gambler.

But Thomas is also very well known as a rapist among the village women. This brings a lot of tragedy, vengeance and forbidden love into the narrative.

Dame Cookson had a prodigal way of writing captivating stories and give us another great masterpiece of literary fiction.

The story continues with the second volume of this trilogy, The Mallen Girl.

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