Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm

Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm

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Overview

Available for the first time since its original publication more than fifty years ago, Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm is a charming collection whose hilarious title story features Christmas dinner with the Starkadders before Flora's arrival. With Adam playing Santa while draped in Mrs. Starkadders's shawls, the family shares their traditional "Christmas pudding"-a mélange containing random objects of doom foretelling the coming year: a coffin nail for death, a bad sixpence for financial ruin, and a menthol cone to indicate that the lucky recipient will go "blind wi' headache." These lively tales will delight anyone who loves Stella Gibbons and her signature wit.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101565575
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 888,986
File size: 461 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Stella Gibbons (1902-1989) was a prolific novelist, poet, and short-story writer. Born in London, she married the actor and singer, Allan Webb, and worked for various newspapers, including The Evening Standard.

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