Are you between 5 and 25? If so, enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards NOW - click here for details...

make the most of Lovereading books of the month book price comparison
Search our site
Last Letter from Istanbul by Lucy Foley Read the opening extract of the brand new Lucy Foley book before its publication on 19/03/2018

Stella Gibbons Book and Novel

Stella Gibbons - Author


Stella Dorothea Gibbons was born in London in 1902. She studied journalism at University College, London, and worked for ten years on various papers, including the Evening Standard. Her first novel Cold Comfort Farm (1932) was (and is) hugely successful. She married the actor and singer Allan Webb, who died in 1959. They had one daughter. Stella Gibbons died in 1989.

If you like Stella Gibbons you might also like to read books by Miranda France.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Stella Gibbons

Nightingale Wood by Stella Gibbons
Nightingale Wood
Stella Gibbons
One of Veronica Henry's favourite books. August 2010 Guest Editor Veronica Henry on Nightingale Wood... Stella is most famous for Cold Comfort Farm and most people are unfamiliar with her other works. This recently reissued...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2009

Loading other books by Stella Gibbons...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Stella Gibbons and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


You can trust Lovereading to show unbiased reviews by actual, ordinary readers that help likeminded booklovers choose their next great read.

Linda Hill

Thanks to Lovereading I have discovered new writers and read books I would never had looked twice at - and enjoyed them.

Angela Rhodes

Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

I love the newsletter with reviews of all the new books coming out. Can't wait to open it when it arrives in my inbox.

Rachel Aygin

A great place to go to find your next literary escape, and where you don't have to judge a book by its cover!

Suzanne Beney

Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveit

Zarina de Ruiter

Lovereading is not only an amazing site, but it's one of my very favourites. It's like visiting a fascinating bookstore, but better.

Rebecca Jayne Barrett

Hooked on books? Give Lovereading a go - for the chance to discover brilliant books, and to see why our members love it so.

Claire Hill

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools