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

Overview
Works: 649 works in 3,052 publications in 5 languages and 32,291 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Short stories  Humorous fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Composer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR6003.E66, 823.912
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Mapp and Lucia by E. F Benson( Book )

50 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,254 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
Make way for Lucia by E. F Benson( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford's Theatre, John Little, manager, The Theatre Guild presents "Make Way for Lucia," by John Van Druten (based on novels by E.F. Benson), scenery and costumes by Lucinda Ballard, with Isabel Jeans, Cyril Ritchard, Catherine Willard, Viola Roache, Philip Tongue, Ivan Simpson, directed by Mr. Van Druten, producers, Theresa Helburn and Lawrence Langner
As we were : a Victorian peep show by E. F Benson( Book )

43 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Victoria by E. F Benson( Book )

34 editions published between 1935 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book on Queen Victoria
Charlotte Brontë by E. F Benson( Book )

39 editions published between 1932 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble for Lucia by E. F Benson( Book )

41 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth and final volume of E.F. Benson's wildly satirical take on the Edwardian English upper class. The books were recently adapted by the BBC into a mini-series starring Sherlock's Mark Gatiss. In their final showdown, Miss Elizabeth Mapp and Mrs. Emeline "Lucia" Lucas face off in Tilling, vying for the top spot in the village's social scene. When Lucia is elected Mayor, she decides to keep her competition close by naming her Mayoress. Her plan isn't entirely successful, and the two work ceaseless to undercut and one-up each other. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved
King Edward VII, an appreciation by E. F Benson( Book )

26 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia in London by E. F Benson( Book )

37 editions published between 1867 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 550 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
Desirable residences and other stories by E. F Benson( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of stories featuring, among others, four of Benson's heroines: Amy Bondham, Dodo, Mrs. Ames, and Miss Mapp
Miss Mapp : a novel by E. F Benson( Book )

48 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Elizabeth Mapp, magnificent grande dame and heiress, is always on the lookout lest her neighbours fall outside the bounds of perfect manners. Her tightly controlled world is beset by interlopers; first in the disturbingly masculine form of two retired army officers and second, there appears a ravishing Contessa possessed of dazzling charm and diabolical designs. Miss Mapp has her work cut out for her!
The life of Alcibiades by E. F Benson( Book )

19 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As we are : a modern revue by E. F Benson( Book )

28 editions published between 1930 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The freaks of Mayfair by E. F Benson( Book )

29 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in English and French and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of individual sketches of social-climbing 'freaks' described by a detached narrator who serves as tour guide to the oddities of upper-class London society circa 1916
The Collected ghost stories of E.F. Benson by E. F Benson( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 386 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's progress by E. F Benson( Book )

22 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth volume of E.F. Benson's wildly satirical take on the Edwardian English upper class. The books were recently adapted by the BBC into a mini-series starring Sherlock's Mark Gatiss. Published in America as The Worshipful Lucia. Continuing to live in the village of Tilling, the novel chronicles her continued clashes with Miss Mapp as the two vie for control over the local social scene
The blotting book by E. F Benson( Book )

27 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A violent murder disturbs the high society of Edwardian Brighton in this masterful whodunnit from the author of Mapp and Lucia"--Provided by publisher
Crescent and iron cross by E. F Benson( Book )

33 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Desirable residences and other stories
Alternative Names
Benson, E.

Benson, E. F.

Benson E. F. 1867-1940

Benson, Edward F.

Benson, Edward F. 1867-1940

Benson, Edward F. (Edward Frederic)

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

Benson, Edward Frederic

Benson, Edward Frederic 1867-1940

Benson, Edward Frederick

Benson, Edward Fredericke 1867-1940

Benson, Edward Frederik, 1867-1940‏

E. F. Benson angol regény-, novella- és életrajzíró

E. F. Benson britisk skribent

E. F. Benson Brits schrijver (1867-1940)

E・F・ベンスン

Edward Frederic Benson brittisk författare

Edward Frederic Benson écrivain britannique

Edward Frederic Benson englischer Autor

Edward Frederic Benson scrittore inglese

Бенсон, Эдвард Фредерик

Едвард Фредерік Бенсон

ई.एफ. बेन्सन

벤슨, 에드워드 프레더릭 1867-1940

벤슨, 에드워드 프레드릭 1867-1940

ベンスン, E. F

Languages
English (558)

French (8)

German (4)

Turkish (1)

Catalan (1)

Covers
Make way for LuciaAs we were : a Victorian peep showTrouble for LuciaLucia in LondonDesirable residences and other storiesFine feathers : and other storiesMiss Mapp : a novelGreat classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]