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Stella Gibbons

1902 - 1989

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Stella Dorothea Gibbons (5 January 1902 – 19 December 1989) was an English author, journalist, and poet. She established her reputation with her first novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932) which has been reprinted many times. Although she was active as a writer for half a century, none of her later 22 novels or other literary works—which included a sequel to Cold Comfort Farm—achieved the same critical or popular success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stella Gibbons has received more than 260,555 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Stella Gibbons is the 5,710th most popular writer (down from 5,157th in 2019), the 4,917th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,551st in 2019) and the 549th most popular British Writer.

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  • 260k

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  • 40.99

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.24

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  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Stella Gibbons ranks 5,710 out of 5,755Before her are Richelle Mead, Carol Shields, Benjamin Zephaniah, Tracy Hickman, Ion Negoițescu, and Michael McClure. After her are Susan Hill, Joanna Baillie, Brian Jacques, Ferenc Juhász, Alain Mabanckou, and Sheila Jeffreys.

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Among people born in 1902, Stella Gibbons ranks 288Before her are Frank Vaughn, Esther Ralston, Diógenes Domínguez, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw, Eddie Lang, and Leon Ames. After her are Virginia Fox, Ernő Goldfinger, Tomasz Stankiewicz, Rab Butler, Guy Lombardo, and Douglas Lowe. Among people deceased in 1989, Stella Gibbons ranks 259Before her are Lennox Berkeley, Ewan MacColl, Amanda Blake, Rebecca Schaeffer, May Allison, and S. David Griggs. After her are Federico Saiz, Jack Smith, Wally Ris, Ray McAnally, György Kulin, and Lawrence Stevens.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stella Gibbons ranks 4,917 out of 7,765Before her are Gloria Holden (1903), Harry Johnston (1858), Alan Hollinghurst (1954), Emlyn Hughes (1947), Benjamin Zephaniah (1958), and Steven Isserlis (1958). After her are Andrew Davis (1944), Phil Anderson (1958), Rik Mayall (1958), Maxwell T. Masters (1833), Susan Hill (1942), and John Ballance (1839).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Stella Gibbons ranks 549Before her are George MacDonald Fraser (1925), Angie Sage (1952), Helen Bannerman (1862), Philip Massinger (1583), Alan Hollinghurst (1954), and Benjamin Zephaniah (1958). After her are Susan Hill (1942), Joanna Baillie (1762), Brian Jacques (1939), Sheila Jeffreys (1948), Dorothy Richardson (1873), and Thomas Linacre (1460).