E. F. Benson

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The prolific novelist E. F. Benson is celebrated for his hilarious satires of upper-middle-class life, as depicted in the ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels, and for being an adept narrator of ghost stories. This comprehensive eBook presents the largest collection of Benson’s works ever compiled in a single edition, with numerous illustrations, rare texts and concise introductions. (Version 2)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Benson’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* 49 novels, all with individual contents tables
* The complete ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels and stories – all six novels, linked in series order
* Many early and late novels available here for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare short story collections, appearing here for the first time in digital print
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the ghost stories you want to read
* Includes a wide selection of Benson’s non-fiction
* Features an autobiography – discover Benson’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* UPDATED with 17 more novels, 2 rare Mapp and Lucia stories, 3 more short story collections and 4 more non-fiction works

CONTENTS:

Mapp and Lucia Series
Queen Lucia (1920)
Miss Mapp (1922)
Lucia in London (1927)
Desirable Residences (1929)
The Male Impersonator (1929)
Mapp and Lucia (1931)
Lucia’s Progress (1935)
Trouble for Lucia (1939)

Other Novels
Dodo: A Detail of the Day
The Rubicon
The Judgment Books
Limitations
The Babe, B.A.
The Vintage
The Capsina
Mammon and Co.
The Princess Sophia
The Luck of the Vails
Scarlet and Hyssop
An Act in a Backwater
The Book of Months
The Relentless City
The Valkyries
The Challoners
The Angel of Pain
The House of Defence
Sheaves
The Blotting Book
The Climber
A Reaping
Daisy’s Aunt
The Osbornes
Mrs. Ames
Dodo’s Daughter
Thorley Weir
Arundel
Mike
An Autumn Sowing
David Blaize
The Freaks of Mayfair
David Blaize and the Blue Door
Up and Down
Across the Stream
Robin Linnet
Dodo Wonders
Lovers and Friends
Peter
Colin
Colin II
Paying Guests
Ravens’ Brood

The Short Story Collections
Six Common Things; Or, a Double Overture
The Room in the Tower, and Other Stories
Visible and Invisible
Spook Stories
More Spook Stories
The Countess of Lowndes Square and Other Stories

The Short Stories
List of Short Stories in Chronological Order
List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order

The Non-Fiction
Daily Training
The Cricket of Abel, Hirst, and Shrewsbury
Winter Sports in Switzerland
Crescent and Iron Cross
Poland and Mittel-Europa
Charlotte Brontë

The Autobiography
Our Family Affairs

 

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