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Cold Comfort Farm: Popular Penguins



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Author: Gibbons, Stella
ISBN: 9780141045481
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2009
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 180mm x 111mm x 21mm
Format: Paperback / softback

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.