Judith Cook

Author

Well-known for her columns in the Guardian’s women’s page and as an anti-nuclear campaigner (she founded the organisation Voice of Women after the Cuban missile crisis of 1962), Judith Cook was also a prolific biographer and investigative journalist. Her subjects included J.B. Priestley, Daphne du Maurier and Hilda Murrell, the anti-nuclear campaigner who died in mysterious circumstances1985. Born in Manchester, Judith Cook lived for many years in Cornwall, where she died in 2004.

Well-known for her columns in the Guardian’s women’s page and as an anti-nuclear campaigner (she founded the organisation Voice of Women after the Cuban missile crisis of 1962), Judith Cook was also a prolific biographer and investigative journalist. Her subjects included J.B. Priestley, Daphne du Maurier and Hilda Murrell, the anti-nuclear campaigner who died in mysterious circumstances1985. Born in Manchester, Judith Cook lived for many years in Cornwall, where she died in 2004.

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £9.99

    In a life stranger than any fiction, Grace O’Malley, daughter of a clan chief in the far west of Ireland, went from marriage at fifteen to piracy on the high seas. She soon had a fleet of galleys under her commander, but her three decades of...