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Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic) 1867-1940

Overview
Works: 664 works in 2,770 publications in 2 languages and 31,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Naval history  Humorous stories 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Composer
Classifications: PR6003.E66, 823.912
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Most widely held works by E. F Benson
Make way for Lucia by E. F Benson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Make way for Lucia is a series of novels written by E.F Benson. They feature hilarious incidents in the lives of upper-middle class people in the 1920s and '30s. The characters vie for social standing in an extremely snobby world. In the series the two main characters - sophisticated Lucia and frumpy Miss Mapp compete with each other and have to extricate themselves from a series of social disasters in comical style. The novels are: Queen Lucia (1920) Miss Mapp (1922) The Male Impersonator (a short story) Lucia in London (1927) Mapp and Lucia (1931) Lucia's Progress (1935) (published in the U.S. as The Worshipful Lucia) Trouble for Lucia (1939)
As we were : a Victorian peep show by E. F Benson ( Book )
49 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mapp and Lucia by E. F Benson ( Book )
37 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now a widow, Lucia moves to the village of Tilling where she meets a rival for her social dominance, the clever Miss Mapp
Queen Lucia : a novel by E. F Benson ( Book )
56 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucia and her husband Georgia insert little Italian phrases into all of their conversations in the small village of Riseholme, but they live in perpetual dread of meeting a genuine Italian who might expose their pretensions
Charlotte Brontë by E. F Benson ( Book )
30 editions published between 1932 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Blotting Book by E. F Benson ( )
32 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and German and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though British writer E.F. Benson is best remembered today as the creator of the Mapp and Lucia series of wickedly funny social satires, the prolific author also made several forays into mysteries. The Blotting Book begins with the discovery of a mutilated body and rapidly evolves into a tightly plotted whodunit that will enthrall fans of the genre
Queen Victoria by E. F Benson ( Book )
21 editions published between 1935 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book on Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria's daughters by E. F Benson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Edward VII, an appreciation by E. F Benson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trouble for Lucia by E. F Benson ( Book )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desirable residences and other stories by E. F Benson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Francis Drake by E. F Benson ( Book )
26 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Mapp by E. F Benson ( Book )
38 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series of novels that center around a pair of high-society matrons, Miss Mapp introduces one of the most gruff and deliciously malicious characters every to grace the literary canon. Readers who love to wallow in the spite, hatefulness, and backstabbing of the doyennes of the upper classes will delight in this book!
The Kaiser and English relations by E. F Benson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fine feathers : and other stories by E. F Benson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of stories featuring, among others, four of Benson's heroines: Amy Bondham, Dodo, Mrs. Ames, and Miss Mapp
The life of Alcibiades by E. F Benson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As we are : a modern revue by E. F Benson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1930 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The freaks of Mayfair by E. F Benson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1916 and 2001 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Collected ghost stories of E.F. Benson by E. F Benson ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
United by a perfect chilling atmosphere and graceful literary style, these ghostly stories range from the horror of vampires, homicidal ghosts and monstrous spectral worms and slugs (appearing in the classic "Negotium Perambulans" and "And No Bird Sings") to the satire of humorous tales that poke fun at charlatan mediums and fake seances ("Spinach" and "Mr Tilly's Seance"). This new edition brings together E.F. Benson's greatest stories, making this the one book that no fan of Benson's or of things spectral can afford to miss
Lucia in London by E. F Benson ( Book )
29 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs Emmeline Lucas now ascends the dizzy heights of London society as she makes good use of Aunt Amy's legacy. Riseholme is left to scan the gossip columns as "Queen Lucia" sails triumphantly from one glorious gaffe to the next
 
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Alternative Names
Benson, E.
Benson, E. f
Benson, E. F. 1867-1940
Benson, E.F. (Edward Frederic)
Benson, Edward F.
Benson, Edward F. 1867-1940
Benson, Edward F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940
Benson, Edward Frederic
Benson, Edward Frederic, 1867-1940
Benson, Edward Frederick
Benson, Edward Fredericke 1867-1940
ベンスン, E. F
Languages
English (500)
German (6)
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