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Arch enemies Mapp and Lucia return in the next instalment of E.F. Benson's classic series of rural snobbery. Lucia is now a permanent resident of Tilling and continues her way up... Read more
Arch enemies Mapp and Lucia return in the next instalment of E.F. Benson's classic series of rural snobbery. Lucia is now a permanent resident of Tilling and continues her way up the social ladder with gusto, making attempts at the Town Council, finance, a platonic marriage and even the cricket club. Though Miss Mapp will not allow her to take control of the town so easily Lucia is up to the challenge as usual. Lucia employs her most dazzling ingenuity and cunning as the pair launches into a fresh storming of lethal civilities.
Edward Francis Benson was born in 1867 and educated at King's College, Cambridge. Mayor of Rye from 1934 to 1937, Benson was awarded the O.B.E. and made an Honorary Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. E. F. Benson died in 1940.
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