Cold Comfort Farm: Popular Penguins

Author: Stella Gibbons

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SKU: 9780141045481

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, an eccentric group of relatives suffering from a wide variety of ailments. But Flora loves nothing better than to organize other people. Armed with common sense and a strong will, she resolves to take each of the family in hand. A hilarious and merciless parody of rural melodramas, Cold Comfort Farm is one of the best-loved comic novels of all time.

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Book Cover:  Cold Comfort Farm
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; and crazed old Aunt...
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...
Published: 24/11/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141441597
RRP: $9.95
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Book Cover:  Cold Comfort Farm (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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.

A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps, rough front, and luxurious packaging Features an introduction from Lynne Truss and cover illustrations by Roz Chast

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...

Published: 10/01/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143039594
RRP: $19.99
Published:29/06/2009
Format:Paperback, 264 pages
RRP:$9.95
price:AUD $9.95
ISBN-13:9780141045481
ISBN-10:0141045485
Publisher:Penguin UK

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