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Cold Comfort Farm

Strong of will and slender of ankle, twenty-year-old orphan Flora Poste is blessed with every virtue save that of being able to earn her own living. Casting around for suitable relatives with whom she can make her home, Flora alights on the mysterious Starkadders and, ignoring the horrified shrieks of her friends, heads down to darkest Sussex. There she is confronted by an exceptionally odd cast of characters: grief-stricken Judith, fervently religious Amos, the lusty ...

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  • "Strong of will and slender of ankle, twenty-year-old orphan Flora Poste is blessed with every virtue save that of being able to earn her own living. Casting around for suitable relatives with whom she can make her home, Flora alights on the mysterious Starkadders and, ignoring the horrified shrieks of her friends, heads down to darkest Sussex. There she is confronted by an exceptionally odd cast of characters: grief-stricken Judith, fervently religious Amos, the lusty ..."@en
  • "When the orphaned Flora Poste descends on her relatives at Cold Comfort Farm, she finds nothing but chaos. Judith is in grief, Amos has been called by God, Seth is smoldering with sensuality, and Great Aunt Ada Doom witnesses something nasty in the woodshed. Naturally, Flora sees it her duty to restore order."
  • "Stella Gibbons explores the theme of one sane character amidst a group of eccentrics."@en
  • ""Orphaned Flora Poste, expensively, athletically and lengthyly educated, descends upon her relatives at Cold Comfort Farm to find a motley crew indeed. There's Judith, alone in her grief; Amos, called by God; Seth, smouldering with sensuality; Elfine, who needed a little polish; Urk, Rennet, Harkaway- and of course, Great Aunt Ada Doom, who saw something nasty in the woodshed. Naturally, Flora feels it is her duty to bring oder into their chaos ..." --Container."
  • "The orphaned Flora Poste, expensively, athletically and lengthily educated, decended on her relatives at Cold Comfort Farm. Naturally Flora felt it her duty to bring order into their chaotic lives."@en
  • "The author was described by The Times literary supplement as one of the most brilliant satirists and parodists of the day. The novel won Miss Gibbons the Femina Vie Heureuse prize, and parodies such Victorian writers as Charlotte M. Younge and Ouida. It tells the story of Flora Poste, an English orphan who takes it upon herself to rearrange the lives of her relatives who live at Cold Comfort Farm."@en
  • "Flora, a recently orphaned socialite, moves in with her country relatives, the gloomy Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm, where she attempts to bring a sense of order to the Starkadder family's chaotic world."@en
  • "A hilarious parody of D. H. Lawrence and Thomas Hardy's earthy, melodramatic novels, the deliriously entertaining Cold Comfort Farm is "very probably the funniest book ever written" (The Sunday Times). -http://www.loc.gov/catdir"

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  • "Audiobooks, Unabridged"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Humorous stories"
  • "Talking books"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Audiobooks"@en
  • "Audiobooks"
  • "Pastoral fiction"@en
  • "Pastoral fiction"
  • "Humorous fiction"@en
  • "Compact discs"

http://schema.org/name

  • "Cold Comfort Farm"
  • "Cold Comfort Farm"@en
  • "Cold comfort farm"
  • "Cold comfort farm"@en
  • "Cold comfort farm, Stella Gibbons"