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Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

‘Cold Comfort Farm’ by Stella Gibbons tells the story of nineteen year old Flora Poste who decides to track down her long lost cousins out in the Sussex countryside on Cold Comfort Farm after the sudden death of her parents.  As soon as she is confronted by her strange relatives, Flora immediately sets about trying to change things on the farm with each character having their own particular problem that needs resolving.  However, her modern middle-class outlook frequently clashes with the rural way of life as she helps them to adapt to the twentieth century.

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