Cold Comfort Farm

Stella Gibbons' novel is a wickedly funny portrait of British rural life in the 1930s. Flora, a recently orphaned socialite, moves in with her country relatives, the gloomy Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm.

Cold Comfort Farm

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Conference at Cold Comfort Farm
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Stella Gibbons
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-04 - Publisher: Random House

Robert Poste's child is back at Cold Comfort Farm. But all is not well. Flora finds the farm transformed into a twee haven filled with Toby jugs and peasant pottery, and rooms labelled 'Quiete Retreate' and 'Greate laundrie'. It is, Flora winces, 'exactly like being locked in the Victoria and
Cold Comfort Farm
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Stella Gibbons
Categories: England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1977 - Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. : Penguin Books

Stella Gibbons' novel is a wickedly funny portrait of British rural life in the 1930s. Flora, a recently orphaned socialite, moves in with her country relatives, the gloomy Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm.
Cold Comfort Farm
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Stella Gibbons
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' 'Brilliant ... very probably the funniest book ever written' Sunday Times When sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste is orphaned at nineteen, she decides her only choice is to descend upon relatives in deepest Sussex. At the aptly-named Cold Comfort Farm, she
Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Stella Gibbons
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-10 - Publisher: Random House

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH A glorious collection of stories from the author of Cold Comfort Farm. The title story tells of a typical Christmas at the farm before the coming of Flora Poste. It is a parody of the worst sort of family Christmas: Adam Lambsbreath dresses
Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 6: Cold Comfort Farm
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Stella Gibbons, Clare West
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-27 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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