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E.F. Benson, As He Was

Geoffrey Palmer

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ISBN : 9781852910600
Hardcover
208 pages
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Edward Francis Benson was a member of one of the most elevated but eccentric of Victorian families.If in his hilarious comic novels monsters of egotism crash about in an atmosphere of barely suppressed rage and perversity, some of this at least mustMoreEdward Francis Benson was a member of one of the most elevated but eccentric of Victorian families.If in his hilarious comic novels monsters of egotism crash about in an atmosphere of barely suppressed rage and perversity, some of this at least must be traced to his extraordinary upbringing.This, the first full-length biography of E F Benson shows how in his life as much as in his writing this genial and energetic pagon enjoyed the delicious silliness of human folly.With much new and previously unpublished material Geoffrey Palmer and Noel Lloyd have produced a lively and intimate study of a charming but enigmatic man, whose life-span extended from the end of the Victorian era, through the Edwardian era and into the Georgian era.