Fun book recommendation of the day
Cold Comfort Farm, written by Stella Gibbons in 1932 is a funny satirical romantic book which was very popular at the time it was written. Cold Comfort Farm is a classic comedy from the last century that is still
funny today. The main character in the book is an orphan big City girl who decides to go to the country and impose herself on her relatives who live in a remote farm. The novel details what happens when a bossy City girl tries to meddle in personal affairs of people who live in farm. The novel is a funny snapshot of the social difference between City and Country life during the early 20th Century.
The book has a simple story. Flora Poste loses her parents to a flu epidemic and is broke. Her only option is to impose herself on her remote relatives who live on a farm, the Starkadders. The Starkadders’ farm is an unpleasant place with rustic inhabitants. Flora, who is from the big City and is a modern woman decides that it is her mission to bring a higher metropolitan common sense! to the farm and try to redeem the lives of her relatives. The novel has a happy ending. Flora eventually marries her country cousin and everyone live happily ever after!