Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm

Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm


By (author) Stella Gibbons, Introduction by Alexander McCall Smith

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  • Publisher: VINTAGE
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 198mm x 22mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 10 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0099565692
  • ISBN 13: 9780099565697
  • Sales rank: 80,031

Product description

You're dreading Christmas with your in-laws. You've got a cold coming on. You're worried you've forgotten to buy a gift for somebody. Apply this book to the affected area. You should soon feel like your cheeful self again. Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm will remind you that Christmas is a magical time of year and romance can blossom in the least likely of places.

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Author information

Stella Gibbons was born in London in 1902. Her first publication was a book of poems The Mountain Beast (1930) and her first novel Cold Comfort Farm (1932) won the Femina Vie Heuruse Prize for 1933. Amongst her works are Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm (1940) Westwood (1946), Conference at Cold Comfort Farm (1959) and Starlight (1967). She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1950. Stella Gibbons died in 1989.

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"Stella Gibbons is the Jane Austen of the 20th century" Lynne Truss "A biting witty tale of inappropriate presents and family traditions that fans of the original Cold Comfort Farm will love" Good Housekeeping "Very funny...sheer pleasure... Timeless indeed" -- Nick Lezard Guardian