Author:Edward Frederic Benson

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Edward Frederic Benson
(1867–1940)
English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaelogist and short story writer, known professionally as E. F. Benson. Best remembered for his Mapp and Lucia series about Emmeline "Lucia" Lucas and Elizabeth Mapp; and for his ghost stories.
Edward Frederic Benson

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

The Lucia books[edit]

  • Queen Lucia (1920)
  • Miss Mapp (1922)
  • Lucia in London (1927)
  • Mapp and Lucia (1931)
  • Lucia's Progress (1935, also known as The Worshipful Lucia)
  • Trouble for Lucia (1939)

The Dodo books[edit]

Other novels[edit]

Short story collections[edit]

Short stories from magazines[edit]

Works about Benson[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1940, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.