Edward Frederic Benson (24 July 1867 – 29 February 1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson. His friends called him Fred.
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EDWARD FREDERIC BENSON (1867-1940) was born in Berkshire, England, and educated at Cambridge. He worked in Athens for the British School of Archaeology and later in Egypt for the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. Benson wrote fiction, reminiscences, and biographies, but is best remembered for his arch satirical novels and his urbane autobiographical studies of Edwardian and Georgian society.About the Author:
E. F. Benson (1867-1940) was a prolific novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and biographer. He wrote biographies of Sir Francis Drake, Alcibiades, Ferdinand Magellan, Queen Victoria, and Charlotte Bronte. The son of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and a bit eccentric, he studied archaeology at Kings College, Cambridge, and served as Mayor of Rye near the end of his life.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1984. Trade paperback. Book Condition: New. 006080694X New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # ALIBRIS.0005186
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 006080694X