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What are the October books and anyone want to do Stella Gibbons for fiction?

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SybilBeddows Mon 19-Sep-11 10:56:08

I was reading Conference At Cold Comfort Farm the other day and laughing like a drain at Mr Mybug and his sense of entitlement, esp when Flora turns down his advances and he accuses her of being frigid and immature. And thought that a feminist take on Cold Comfort Farm would be rather fun.

Also, a load of her other books have been republished (and are on 3 for 2 at Waterstones), Westwood for instance.

Anyone else fancy having a Stella Gibbons month in the Fiction Book Club to brighten up the darkening autumn nights?

MooncupGoddess Fri 23-Sep-11 13:48:22

Yes, brilliant idea! Cold Comfort Farm is essentially 'modern woman takes on ridiculous traditional society and wins' and it would be great fun to analyse it properly.

I read Nightingale Wood recently - some interesting episodes there too. Westwood is next on my list.

falasportugues Sun 02-Oct-11 23:00:07

I am well up for this.... is there one volume you want to go for or just any?

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