It might be thought that even such activities as have here been indicated would be enough to occupy anyone so busily that he would positively not have time for more, but such was far from being the case with Mrs Lucas. Just as the painter Rubens amused himself with being the ambassador to the Court of St. James--a sufficient career in itself for most busy men--so Mrs Lucas amused herself, in the intervals of her pursuit of Art for Art's sake, with being not only an ambassador but a monarch.
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Hooray for Queen LuciaUser Review - laurabookworm - Borders
This is the first book of the "Mapp and Lucia" novels. Saw the PBS series -- that's what drove me to buy this. It revolves around the upper-echelon inhabitants in a quiet English country town between ... Read full review
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