Miss Mapp

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Miss Mapp  (1922) 
by Edward Frederic Benson


Miss Mapp



MISS MAPP

By E. F. Benson, Author of “Queen Lucia,” “Dodo Wonders,” &c.






McCLELLAND & STEWART, LTD.,

TORONTO



PREFACE

I lingered at the window of the garden-room from which Miss Mapp so often and so ominously looked forth. To the left was the front of her house, straight ahead the steep cobbled way, with a glimpse of the High Street at the end, to the right the crooked chimney and the church.

The street was populous with passengers, but search as I might, I could see none who ever so remotely resembled the objects of her vigilance.

E. F. Benson.

Lamb House, Rye.


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