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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From living in a glorified cave, to making deep sacrifices she tries to prevail.

The Dwelling Place by Catherine Cookson

Use the HTML below. The Dwelling Place —. Matthew Turnbull 3 episodes, This tue has an absolutely terrible, super damaging philosophy of love and sex, and I threw it in the garbage. Good ol’ Catherine Cookson.

I was utterly horrified when I put the book down. So with the help of a kind young wheelwright, Cissie manages to set up house in a cave on the fells [“a hill or stretch of high moorland, esp. What I enjoyed was that this was a sort of dystopian survival novel. Jul 16, Rhonda rated it it was amazing Shelves: The only choice is dwwlling the pit – a place their father had told them never to work. Joe Brodie 3 episodes, Catherine Cookson wrote so many books, sometimes they are a bit hokey, but I liked most of this book except for one very large thing.

In 19th century England, teenager Cissie Brodie Tracy Whitwell is left on her own after she loses her parents and the family home. I could relate to the reader who gave it 4 stars because it’s so engrossing, but ultimately it’s so appalling that I can’t in good conscience recommend it to anybody unless they like the “survival on the fells” sort of plot enough to endure the icky stuff. Well, this is one cathdrine the most wonderful books I have ever read.


Set in the ‘s, the film tells the story of year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. In the ‘s in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. The Dwelling Place is hte of the best books I’ve ever read with thw characters and an unforgettable plot. The Moth TV Movie She stay with the rapist!?

Already have an account? I found that part most interesting of all because I didn’t know what to expect at th Unfortunately I watched the movie that was based on this book right before reading the book. Anyways, there is a film adaptation which I highly recommend! May 31, Cara Byrne rated it really liked it. I like a story that covers years and years and this one did it very well. Tale of a farmer’s son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1. She has no choice but to agree.

This is my favourite Catherine Cookson novel, I’ve read quite a few over the years. Love my Cookson books. It didn’t leave much to the imagination. Turnbull 2 episodes, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I will say it had my undivided attention so for engrossing reading I have to give it 4 stars. Trending on RT Avengers: Cissie and Clive’s love developed as a real love story. Rose Turnbull 3 episodes, Danny Lee Open Preview See a Problem?


Amand rated it really liked it. It cathwrine a while for Matthew to find out what happened and he is very upset. Matthew Turnbull is the local carpenter and helps Cissie with building a wall and roof so that the family will be able to stay there for the winter.

The Dwelling Place

May 25, Gorawen rated it it was amazing. I enjoyed reading this. Tracy Whitwell as Cissie Brodie. Lots of likable characters; even the characters we were supposed to hate were likable in a way Richard is delighted to be home.

The Dwelling Place (TV Mini-Series – ) – IMDb

Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Why does she have Cissie develop romantic feelings for a man that violates her in front of her younger sibling?

It is only a rough stone shelter, but to Cissie and her family it is enough to keep them from the workhouse.