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Once considered the queen of the British literary world, Catherine Cookson wrote over a hundred books, many of which became popular films, plays, and miniseries. Her miniseries, 'The Black Velvet Gown' won an Emmy in 1991.

Writing under the name of Catherine Marchant and Katie McMullen, Catherine Cookson's early work focused on historical settings and stories that reflected her impoverished youth between the two world wars. Enjoy some of her finest works through available DVD box sets and book collections.