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The Comic Novels of E. F. Benson: Mapp and Lucia

Do you like classic British sitcoms? If you watched Are You Being Served?, As Time Goes By, or Keeping Up Appearances, then you are likely to dig their fictional cousins, the six easy-to-read comic novels E. F. Benson wrote about upper middle class Brits in the 1920s and '30s. These books, twice dramatized for the BBC, have been perennial favorites among Brits for almost a century. We'll provide electronic versions of all six novels in large-print for reading on your iPad, tablet or laptop for discussions that will keep you smiling.