Queen Lucia

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Categories: Fiction » Classic

A peculiar chronicle of the rise and fall of Mrs. Emmeline Lucas of Riseholm, an utter pretentious snob. Her foolish embarrassing antics, in her desire to be the Social Queen of Riseholme, run out eve


nt the worst humiliation.
“Queen Lucia” became the first of Benson’s six ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels. The book relates of rivalry and intrigues in a small town life, appearing a satire of shortcomings of provincial middle-class life in Britain in the 1920s and '30s.

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