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Cold Comfort Farm
When Flora Poste is orphaned, she goes to live with relatives in the country - relatives who will have her because of "the wrong done" to her father. Flora finds a rural farm, replete with gritty characters and seething with imagery, and sets about tidying things up. She dispenses birth control advice to the hired girl, who gets pregnant once a year, and fashion and courtship tips to Elfine, who is in love with a local noble. Flora redirects careers, ...
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