Cold Comfort Farm - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Stella Gibbons
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Chapter 3 Summary

Chapter three shifts in point of view and begins with a description of Cold Comfort Farm, located near Howling and two miles from the sea. It is a rather dreary collection of buildings, laid out in octagonal formation and predominately made of stone and flint. Over the centuries, the buildings were continually put up and torn down by various royalty, so little of the original architecture remains. Its rather bizarre structures over the years have given it the nickname, "The King's Whim". Adam Lambsbreath, an old farm hand, is sleeping in the dairy, which houses the cows—Graceless, Pointless, Feckless, and Aimless. Outside, a bellow from Big Business, the bull, wakes Adam, and he proceeds to milk the cows. Suddenly Judith Starkadder, an enormous woman who dons a red shawl, appears to inquire about the milk. She also tells Adam he should...

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