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‘Cold Comfort Farm’ Book Review: A Futurist, Romantic Parody Score 80%

‘Cold Comfort Farm’ Book Review: A Futurist, Romantic Parody

Thus, begins Cold Comfort Farm, setting the tone for this tale of one young busybody, Miss Flora Poste. Cold Comfort Farm is a comedic novel, a gentle parody of romantic pastoral novels, of societal mores and the like.

It is also a futuristic novel, set in the near future (from 1932), after the fictional Anglo-Nicaraguan War of 1946, in which there are TV phones, and people jet around in private planes, flying themselves here and there.

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Where to Watch the Best Jane Austen Movies Right Now

After intense research, I’ve organized a list of where to watch Jane Austen movies on various streaming services right now. If a movie’s only available to rent/buy digitally or only on DVD, I’ll let you know. 

From faithful adaptations such as the iconic ’95 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice with Colin Firth to modern-day retellings like Clueless, there’s plenty of Jane Austen movies and TV shows to watch.

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