[DWJ] Cold Comfort Farm was Best of 2017??

Katarina Hjärpe katarina.hjarpe at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 14:02:42 EST 2017


2017-01-20 20:00 GMT+01:00 Otter E. Perry <ottertee at silverwingleather.com>:

>
> On Jan 18, 2017, at 12:25 AM, Kathleen Jennings wrote:
>
> > *Cold Comfort Farm* - I know, I know! Recommendations for this chased me
> > around the world on my grand tour this year, until the landlady at a B&B
> in
> > Dartmoor put it very firmly next to my plate at breakfast. I hadn't
> > realised it was science fiction - well, a dash of futurism - and the
> > edition she gave me was illustrated by Quentin Blake, so now it all takes
> > place for me in the same world as *The Fantastic Mr Fox*.
>
> My copy, in storage, was illustrated by Charles Saxon, whom I have
> always loved.
>
> Needing desperately to read it again and not being prepared to do all
> the necessary excavation, I bought a Kindle version. The one I bought
> on 6/25/16 cost $2.99. I definitely do not recommend the edition. It
> was very clumsily imported to Kindle and has many distracting typos.
> It has a pretty picture of a cottage on the cover. DO NOT BE DECEIVED.
>
> It is still a supremely wonderful book!!!
>

It's so lovely! I saw the film first, which is really nice too, but of
course the book is the original delight.

Katta


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