Items related to Cold Comfort Farm

Gibbons, Stella Cold Comfort Farm

ISBN 13: 9780140244878

Cold Comfort Farm

3.89 avg rating
( 44,633 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140244878: Cold Comfort Farm
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Cold Comfort Farm

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Stella Gibbons was born in London in 1902. She went to North London Collegiate School and studied journalism at University College, London. She then worked for ten years on various papers, including the Evening Standard. Her first publication was a book of poems, The Mountain Beast (1930), and her first novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932), won the Femina Vie Heureuse Prize. Amongst her other novels are Miss Linsey and Pa (1936), Nightingale Wood (1938), Westwood (1946), Conference at Cold Comfort Farm (1949) and Beside the Pearly Water (1954). Stella Gibbons died in 1989.

From AudioFile:

Narrator Anna Massey has her work cut out for her as she takes on the eccentric Starr family of Cold Comfort Farm. Massey conveys humor and even a touch of suspense. The sights, sounds, even the smells of the farm are evoked amid the minutia of Gibbons's details. The very sounds of the words have as much effect as the tale they tell. Gibbons's use of melodrama popular in the early 1900's, to tell a romantic tale while simultaneously satirizing the genre, makes Massey's job more challenging. She manages quite well. The resurrection of the farm from brooding ineffectuality to normal human activity is worth listening to over and over. D.P.D. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780141441597: Cold Comfort Farm

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0141441593 ISBN 13: 9780141441597
Publisher: Penguin, 2006
Softcover

9780143039594: Cold Comfort Farm (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Pengui..., 2006
Softcover

9780241418895: Cold Comfort Farm

Pengui...
Softcover

9780241951514: Penguin Essentials Cold Comfort Farm

Pengui..., 2011
Softcover

9781607960218: Cold Comfort Farm (Abridged Edition)

BN Pub..., 2008
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Gibbons, Stella
Published by Penguin Books (1994)
ISBN 10: 0140244875 ISBN 13: 9780140244878
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldBooks
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0140244875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 73.89
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Gibbons, Stella
Published by Penguin (1994)
ISBN 10: 0140244875 ISBN 13: 9780140244878
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0140244875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 72.97
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds