COLD COMFORT FARM by Stella GibbonsRead about the other books on the list.
A parody of rural tragedies by the likes of Hardy and Lawrence that is so funny. The main character has no time for maudlin mincing about so she enters the novels and sorts people out. It’s very clever.
Cold Comfort Farm is among Duncan Minshull's top ten walks in books, Henry Alford's six favorite books, Belinda McKeon top ten farming novels, John Mullan's ten best parodies in literature, and Lisa Armstrong's top books on shoes.