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Queen Lucia,

E. F. Benson

Queen Lucia,

by E. F. Benson

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Audio Book Contractors, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature & Fiction / Genre Fiction,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    [UNABRIDGED]

    ContributionsFlo Gibson (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    Number of Pages6
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12033867M
    ISBN 101556858922
    ISBN 109781556858925
    OCLC/WorldCa154789558

    Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson is a tongue in cheek satire aimed at the pretensions of the not quite 'top-drawer" class. He sets his story in the fictional English village of Riseholm where society and etiquette are dictated by one woman, Emmeline Lucas, better known as Queen Lucia. This book is light and amusing, but subtle it isn't/5(14). Edward Frederic Benson () was an English biographer, memoirist, short story writer, and foremost, a novelist. Born to the father of an Archbishop of Canterbury, he was surrounded by brilli.

    ‎Barbara Jefford is the hilariously outrageous Lucia in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of the novel by E.F. Benson. Lucia is the uncrowned queen of s provincial society, the Everest of social climbers and the most delicious of snobs. In the pastoral serenity of the village of Riseholme, Lucia and.   It's one hell of a run-up: EF Benson wrote four books about the separate lives of his English society queens, Miss Elizabeth Mapp and Mrs Emmeline "Lucia" Lucas, before bringing them .

    Lucia is the more deadly of the two, with her pretentious tastes, treacherous charm, and lust for power. Miss Elizabeth Mapp, on the other hand, is younger and more forceful and able to terrify her opponents into submission. Benson introduces these splendid comic creations in the first two novels of the series, Queen Lucia () and Miss Mapp.   Lucia is the more deadly of the two, with her pretentious tastes, treacherous charm, and lust for power. Miss Elizabeth Mapp, on the other hand, is younger and more forceful and able to terrify her opponents into submission. Benson introduces these splendid comic creations in the first two novels of the series, Queen Lucia () and Miss Mapp Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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Queen Lucia is the first in E.F. Benson's set of six Mapp & Lucia books, which introduces you to the world of Riseholme, and its self-proclaimed queen, Emile Lucas (known to her friends as Lucia). The book, and indeed the set, take you on a journey through 's and 30's high society, along with its false politeness, cutting sarcasm and short 5/5(3).

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Book Description.4/5(95). Queen Lucia () Miss Mapp () Lucia in London () Mapp and Lucia () Lucia's Progress () (published in the U.S. as The Worshipful Lucia) Trouble for Lucia () The first three books concern only the protagonist named in the title; the last three feature both Mapp and Lucia.

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Emmeline (Lucia) Lucas wants nothing more than to rule over her friends and neighbours in the pretty, Elizabethan village of Riseholme. This novel is the first in a series featuring ‘Queen Lucia’ and introduces us to the characters and settings where the books are s: The Mapp and Lucia series, written relatively late in his career, consists of six novels and two short stories.

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