WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 546 works in 2,694 publications in 6 languages and 32,860 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Drama  Film adaptations  Humorous stories  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Composer
Classifications: PR6003.E66, 823.912
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Most widely held works about E. F Benson
 
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Most widely held works by E. F Benson
As we were : a Victorian peep show by E. F Benson( Book )

65 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mapp and Lucia by E. F Benson( Book )

51 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 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 )

65 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mapp and Lucia series of novels penned by author E.F. Benson is a study in opposites. The vengeful and calculating Miss Mapp, whom many readers love to hate, is balanced out by the social graces of Lucia, who, though good-hearted and well-meaning, often finds herself mired in seemingly intractable snafus. Queen Lucia is the first novel in the series and an engrossing introduction to these two protagonists' shared social milieu
Make way for Lucia by E. F Benson( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 1,152 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 1,050 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
Charlotte Brontë by E. F Benson( Book )

33 editions published between 1932 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Mapp by E. F Benson( Book )

54 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 826 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!
Queen Victoria by E. F Benson( Book )

22 editions published between 1935 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book on Queen Victoria
Trouble for Lucia by E. F Benson( Book )

37 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Edward VII, an appreciation by E. F Benson( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Victoria's daughters by E. F Benson( Book )

5 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia in London by E. F Benson( Book )

46 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 600 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
Lucia's progress by E. F Benson( Book )

29 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Francis Drake by E. F Benson( Book )

20 editions published between 1927 and 1936 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desirable residences and other stories by E. F Benson( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine feathers : and other stories by E. F Benson( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 509 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 Kaiser and English relations by E. F Benson( Book )

16 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freaks of Mayfair by E. F Benson( Book )

29 editions published between 1916 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douze portraits qui, de la duchesse fossile au jeune homme passionné de broderie en passant par le pique-assiette et l'ecclésiastique mondain, dépeignent avec humour quelques spécimens anglais des débuts du siècle
The life of Alcibiades by E. F Benson( Book )

18 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Collected ghost stories of E.F. Benson by E. F Benson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 422 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
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.07 for Fine feath ... to 1.00 for E.F. Benso ...)

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 (576)

French (19)

German (5)

Catalan (3)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Mapp and LuciaQueen Lucia : a novelMake way for LuciaThe Blotting BookMiss MappTrouble for LuciaLucia in LondonLucia's progress