Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm

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by Stella Gibbons
     
 

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Winner of the 1933 Femina Vie Heureuse Prize, COLD COMFORT FARM is a wickedly funny portrait of British rural life in the 1930?s. Flora Poste, a recently orphaned socialite, moves in with her country relatives, the gloomy Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm, and becomes enmeshed in a web of violent emotions, despair, and scheming, until Flora manages to set things… See more details below

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Winner of the 1933 Femina Vie Heureuse Prize, COLD COMFORT FARM is a wickedly funny portrait of British rural life in the 1930?s. Flora Poste, a recently orphaned socialite, moves in with her country relatives, the gloomy Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm, and becomes enmeshed in a web of violent emotions, despair, and scheming, until Flora manages to set things right. A BBC Radio Presents dramatization featuring stirring music and sound effects.

Editorial Reviews

Nancy Pearl
Quite simply one of the funniest satirical novels of the last century.
NPR's Morning Edition
The Independent
Delicious . . . Cold Comfort Farm has the sunniness of a P. G. Wodehouse and the comic aplomb of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140274141
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.04(w) x 0.04(h) x 0.61(d)

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