Miss Mapp

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Echo Library, 2006 - Fiction - 168 pages
26 Reviews
E. F. Benson's strikingly original comic creation Miss Mapp is an arch-schemer and social climber from the British town of Tilling who spends her days using opera glasses and a notebook to chart her neighbors' affairs. Among her interests are Major Benjamin Flint, whom she has been trying to marry for years, and the underhanded Miss Susan Poppit.

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Review: Miss Mapp (Lucia #2)

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

Charming series - a restful novel of English village life Read full review

Review: Miss Mapp (Lucia #2)

User Review  - Kevin Shannon - Goodreads

Cross between Wodehouse and Austen. A cynical and humorous look at small town English foibles and mores, but in order to poke fun not to destroy. Miss Mapp is wonderful in her awfulness. Read full review

About the author (2006)

E. F. Benson (1867-1940) was a prolific novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and biographer. He wrote biographies of Sir Francis Drake, Alcibiades, Ferdinand Magellan, Queen Victoria, and Charlotte Bronte. The son of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and a bit eccentric, he studied archaeology at Kings College, Cambridge, and served as Mayor of Rye near the end of his life.

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