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Escape and Other Essays

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Arthur Christopher Benson (1862-1925) was a British essayist, poet and author. He was one of six children of Edward White Benson, a late nineteenth-century Archbishop of Canterbury. The Benson family were exceptionally literate and accomplished, but their history was somewhat tragic. A son and daughter died young, and another daughter, as well as Benson himself, suffered badly from a mental condition that was probably manic-depressive psychosis. Despite his illness, Benson was a distinguished academic and a most prolific author. He was associated with Eton College, and was Master of Magdalene College of Cambridge University. His poems and volumes of essays, such as From a College Window (1906), were famous in his day, and he left one of the longest diaries ever written, some four million words.

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July 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Escape and Other Essays (Dodo Press)
Author(s): Arthur Christopher Benson
ISBN: 1-4065-4816-2 / 978-1-4065-4816-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dodo Press
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April 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Escape and other Essays
Author(s): AC BENSON
ISBN: 1-84702-901-9 / 978-1-84702-901-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Echo Library
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