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Desirable residences and other stories

by E. F. Benson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementE.F. Benson ; selected by Jack Adrian.
      ContributionsAdrian, Jack.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6003.E66 D4 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1532300M
      ISBN 100192123041
      LC Control Number91009923


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Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For some years after his death inE.F/5. Now, Jack Adrian, an authority on twentieth-century popular fiction, has brought together twenty-six of Benson's delightful short stories, some of which are newly discovered, and most of which have never been published in book form.

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Twenty-eight stories and sketches () by the acid-tongued author of the peerless Lucia novels. Adrian aptly notes that Benson's ``sharpest stings were dabbed into the fabric of a story rather than sprung all at once at the end,'' and the best of these pieces—chronicles of society hostess Amy Bondham and her rivals and kindred spirits (including the title story, an exploit of Lucia's   Title: Desirable Residences and Other Stories Author(s): E F Benson, Jack Adrian ISBN: / (UK edition) Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA Amazon AU Desirable residences and other stories E.F.

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She studied Classics at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford graduating in She returned home after Oxford to work for her family's engineering firm and wrote her first novel, 'The Lighted Room' in   The Countess of Lowndes Square, and Other Stories, published by Cassell inDecorated light blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark blue (as above, although this may be the US edition), This collection includes a group of four "Spook Stories": "The Case of Frank Hampden," "Mrs.

Andrew's Control," "The Ape" (termed "excellent" by Bleiler) and "'Through,'" none of %%BUY_BOX(,1,Short Stories: After Dark Classics)%% The short stories of an assortment of horror masters have been collected on this audio compilation aimed at providing Welcome to - a home for all things Mapp and Lucia related.

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