Cold Comfort Farm

» Stella Gibbons

Paperback : 07 Apr 2011



'We are not like other folk, maybe, but there have always been Starkadders at Cold Comfort Farm…'

Sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste has been expensively educated to do everything but earn a living. When she is orphaned at twenty, she decides her only option is to descend on relatives - the doomed Starkadders at the aptly named Cold Comfort Farm.

There is Judith in a scarlet shawl, heaving with remorse for an unspoken wickedness; raving old Ada Doom, who once saw something nasty in the woodshed; lustful Seth and despairing Reuben, Judith's two sons; and there is Amos, preaching fire and damnation to one and all.

As the sukebind flowers, Flora takes each of the family in hand and brings order to their chaos.

Cold Comfort Farm is a sharp and clever parody of the melodramatic and rural novel.

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Product details

Format : Paperback
ISBN: 9780241951514
Size : 111 x 181mm
Pages : 240
Published : 07 Apr 2011
Publisher : Penguin

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Cold Comfort Farm

» Stella Gibbons



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