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E F Benson


(Edward Frederic Benson)
UK flag (1867 - 1940)
Brother of A C Benson and R H Benson

Edward Frederic Benson was the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury and member of a distinguished and eccentric family. After attending Marlborough and King's College, Cambridge where he studied classics and archaeology, he worked at the British School of Archaeology in Athens. One of our greatest humorists, he achieved great success at an early age with his first novel, Dodo (1893). He was a prolific author writing over a hundred books: serious novels, ghost stories, plays and biographies. But he is best remembered for his Lucia comedies written between 1920 and 1939 and other comic novels such as Paying Guests and Mrs Ames. He became mayor of Rye, the Sussex town that provided the model for his fictional Tilling, from 1934 to 1937.
 

Genres: General Fiction, Horror
 
Series
Mapp and Lucia
   1. Queen Lucia (1920)
   2. Miss Mapp (1922)
   3. Lucia in London (1927)
   4. Mapp and Lucia (1931)
   5. Lucia's Progress (1935)
     aka The Worshipful Lucia
   6. Trouble for Lucia (1939)
continued in the series: Mapp and Lucia
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Novels
   Dodo (1893)
   The Rubicon (1894)
   The Judgement Books (1895)
   Limitations (1896)
   The Babe, B.A. (1897)
   The Money Market (1898)
   The Vintage (1898)
   The Capsina (1899)
   Mammon and Co. (1899)
   The Princess Sophia (1900)
   The Luck of the Vails (1901)
   Scarlet and Hyssop (1902)
   An Act in a Backwater (1903)
   The Book of Months (1903)
   The Relentless City (1903)
   The Valkyries (1903)
   The Challoners (1904)
   The Angel of Pain (1905)
   The Image in the Sand (1905)
   The House of Defence (1906)
   Paul (1906)
   Sheaves (1907)
   The Blotting Book (1908)
   The Climber (1908)
   A Reaping (1909)
   Daisy's Aunt (1910)
     aka The Fascinating Mrs. Halton
   The Osbornes (1910)
   Account Rendered (1911)
   Juggernaut (1911)
     aka Margery
   Mrs. Ames (1912)
   Dodo's Daughter (1913)
   Thorley Wier (1913)
   The Weaker Vessel (1913)
   Arundel (1914)
   Dodo the Second (1914)
   The Oakleyites (1915)
   David Blaize (1916)
   The Freaks of Mayfair (1916)
   Michael (1916)
     aka Mike
   An Autumn Sowing (1917)
   Mr. Teddy (1917)
     aka The Tortoise
   David Blaize and the Blue Door (1918)
   Up and Down (1918)
   Across the Stream (1919)
   Robin Linnet (1919)
   Dodo Wonders (1921)
   Lovers and Friends (1921)
   Peter (1922)
   Colin (1923)
   Alan (1924)
   David of King's (1924)
     aka David Blaize of King's
   Expiation (1924)
   Colin II (1925)
   Rex (1925)
   A Tale of an Empty House (1925)
   Mezzanine (1926)
   Pharisees and Publicans (1926)
   The Male Impersonator (1929)
   The Inheritor (1930)
   Secret Lives (1932)
   Travail of Gold (1933)
   Raven's Brood (1934)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Anthologies containing stories by E F Benson
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Haunted Tales (2022)
Classic Stories of Ghosts and the Supernatural
edited by
Leslie S Klinger and Lisa Morton
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Our Haunted Shores (2022)
Tales from the Coasts of the British Isles
edited by
Emily Alder, Jimmy Packham and Joan Passey

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