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E.F. Benson
Birth date: July 24, 1867
Died: February 29, 1940
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 9 months ago
The Freaks of Mayfair is a series of portraits of fictional inhabitants of Mayfair. The stories, in so far as they are stories rather than vignettes, are not related to each other, and I think the book would have worked better for me if they had been. Without this connection, the portraits, while...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
Irene Coles bounced out into the street. "Lucia, beloved one," she cried. "It's too cruel! That lousy Town Surveying Department refuses to sanction my fresco-design of Venus rising from the sea. Come into my studio and look at my sketch of it, which they have sent back to me. Goths and Vandals and ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
Lucia's Progress is the penultimate book in the Mapp & Lucia series. I have really enjoyed the series so far, even if is entirely preposterous. It is fluffy fun, and I love the character of Georgie, who is far the most likable character of the lot. In Lucia's Progress, the usual snobbery and c...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 3 years ago
My knowledge about the more recent British kings and queens is more limited than the older ones, and for Edward VII in particular, most of it seemed to come from a book entitled 1000 Years of Annoying the French. However, this was an interesting account which I enjoyed reading, especially the part a...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 3 years ago
I wish I had taken notes when I read this, but I didn't have the time. I found this enjoyable. There's a little bit of everything. There are some widely recognized classics in the horror genre here: "The Judge's House by Bram Stoker, "The Upper Berth" by F. Marion Crawford. Also stories by famous au...
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