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Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm

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Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
2011.
Language:
English
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" 'Be gay, spawn! Laugh, stuff yourselves, gorge and forget' WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH A glorious collection of stories from the author of Cold Comfort Farm . The title story tells of a typical Christmas at the farm before the coming of Flora Poste. It is a parody of the worst sort of family Christmas- Adam Lambsbreath dresses up as Father Christmas in two of Judith's red shawls. There are unsuitable presents, unpleasant insertions into the pudding and Aunt Ada Doom orders Amos to carve the turkey, adding- 'Ay, would it were a vulture, 'twere more fitting!"
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9780143120117
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Grouping Title christmas at cold comfort farm
Grouping Author gibbons stella
Grouping Category book
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display_description "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...These lively tales will delight anyone who loves Stella Gibbons and her signature wit."--Back cover.
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subject_facet Christmas stories, England -- Fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Rural families -- Fiction
title_display Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm
title_full Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm / Stella Gibbons ; with an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith
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