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REVIEW: Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

Friday, August 7, 2020 RomanceFiction

After I finished Little Women, a book it somehow took me five months to read, I wanted to read something a bit lighter, quicker, and funny. Applying my self-created rules for classic literature reads, “lighter, quick and funny” don’t abound. The vast majority of classics that I read are 18th century English or American books downloaded for free from Project Gutenberg, and many tend to be on the ponderous side.

I’ve thought about picking up this satirical novel before, but it was published in 1932, so is it old enough to be a classic? Then I remembered that my rules are self-created, and thus, bullshit, and so I bought Cold Comfort Farm off of Amazon (for the low, low price of $1.99, which was somewhat explained by numerous typos)...

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