357pp , ABOUT THE AUTHOR :: Stella Gibbons ( January 5, 1902 - 19 of December 1989) was a novelist, journalist , poet, and writer of short stories inglesa.1 With his first novel, The daughter of Robert Poste ( original title Cold Comfort Farm), won the Prix Femina in 1933; It was a parody of rural pessimism of Thomas Hardy that brought him fame throughout his life and that even today is still reeditando.Nacida in London, Stella Gibbons was the eldest daughter of Telford Gibbons and Maude Standish Phoebe Williams. Along with three other siblings , grew up in Kent where his father, a doctor , had an inquiry . He attended North London Collegiate School for Girls . His family was an example of suburban middle class. His father was a " bad man but a good doctor ," while his mother was unable to placate the dominant spirit of her husband. Stella 's father exercised in the slums of London with magnanimity ( not charged to patients who could not pay ) . However , it was prone to violent outbursts against his wife and also was unfaithful often ; in a fit of rage came to throwing a knife at Maude , and often resorted to whiskey and later to pills to try to control his demons interiores.2 Career [ edit] Stella Gibbons worked for the British United Press since 1924, after being a year without work, after finishing his studies in journalism. During this time he began a relationship with Walter Beck, in which he drew inspiration for the main character of his second novel Bassett . From 1927 , after the death of his parents , Stella lived with his two brothers in Vale Cottage ( Hampstead Heath) , and served as head of household. Later he worked for the Evening Standard, and then for the magazine Lady . It was in 1928 , while working for the Standard , when the novels of Mary Webb resurfaced thanks to the then Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin , but Stella Gibbons did not admire precisely Mary Webb. In 1930 , The Mountain Beast Gibbons published a collection of poetry dedicated to hi
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