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Major Benjy

Major Benjy (Paperback)

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This welcome addition to EF Benson's hugely popular Mapp and Lucia series finds Major Flint in need of a new servant, Miss Mapp in need of a summer tenant, and Quaint Irene in need of a pint of bitter. Romantic entanglements stir the still waters of Tilling. Who is doing what to whom with a bottle of sesame oil? What is the truth behind the great Tilling chocolate cake mystery? Why does Major Flint need a loaded elephant gun? Did Miss Mapp really poison the Padre? Are Diva Plaistow's days as a single woman numbered? How will Mr Wyse measure up as a man of action? Oh yes, and what really happened to Lucy? Find the answers to these and much more in Major Benjy, the latest addition to the Mapp and Lucia canon by best-selling author Guy Fraser-Sampson. society, cunning plots are laid, and unforeseen complications ensue. Perfect reading for followers of Benson's original novels and sure to be equally loved by P.G. Wodehouse fans, this is a pitch-perfect and deliciously enjoyable social satire of an England long gone but not forgotten.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945Fiction & PoetryCrime & Thrillers Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited Publication Date: 01/03/2013 ISBN-13: 9781908739704  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Guy Fraser-Sampson is a well-known best-selling non-fiction author, and a longstanding Mapp and Lucia fan. His first Tilling novel, Lucia on Holiday, was a No. 1 Hatchards Bestseller and featured on Open Book (Radio 4) with Mariella Frostrup. He has received high praise from Benson devotees, including Alexander McCall Smith ("Lucia is back! This is a wonderful new adventure for our magnificent heroine, written with all the style and humour of Benson himself. A triumph. Uno, due, tre ... read it!") and Gyles Brandreth ("More Mapp and Lucia - what bliss! Major Benjy on the rampage - what joy!").

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