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Published by Central in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Statementby Max Hastings and Francis Ge rard.
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Open LibraryOL14248666M

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Her first publication was a book of poems The Mountain Beast () and her first novel Cold Comfort Farm () won the Femina Vie Heuruse Prize for Amongst her other novels are Miss Linsey and Pa (), Nightingale Wood (), Westwood (), Conference at Cold Comfort Farm () and Beside the Pearly Water ()/5(81). Cold Comfort Farm has eclipsed the fame of many of the novels it parodies, such as the works of Sheila Kaye-Smith and Mary Webb. Gibbons later wrote two sequels, Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm and Conference at Cold Comfort Farm, but neither sold as well as the original novel, and the titles are obscure today. The book has been adapted several. Cold Comfort Farm is a delightful tale based on the book of the same name. Set in the s, this story about a young orphaned girl who goes off to live with her distant relatives and bring 83%.   Cold Comfort Farm was first published by Longmans in , and was, according to the critic Lynne Truss, labelled “middlebrow”, to Gibbons’s disadvantage among the critics. But the book sold.

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  Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t0xqp Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet . Winner of the Femina Vie Heureuse Prize, COLD COMFORT FARM is a wickedly funny portrait of British rural life in the s. Flora Poste, a recently orphaned socialite, moves in with her country.   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 meets the doomed Starkadders: cousin Judith, heaving with remorse for unspoken wickedness; Amos, preaching fire and damnation; their sons, lustful Seth and despairing Reuben; child of nature Elfine; . REVIEWS: Cold Comfort Farm GoodReads The Guardian Independent Book Companion A witty portrait of rural England in the early twentieth century. When sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste is orphaned at nineteen, she decides her only choice is to descend upon relatives in deepest Sussex.