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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.

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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

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