Susan Morris and Alfred Bradley present a talk with readings about
writer – E F Benson
Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) is the celebrated and much admired author of novels, reminiscences and horror stories, describing himself as ‘uncontrollably prolific’. His Mapp and Lucia series, about small town life in the twenties, comically illuminates with telling detail how socially-aspirational people interact, still very recognizable today!He was the third son of Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, and readers then as now are fascinated by how the very strict moral tone of ‘Fred’s youth
Tickets £15 for talk followed by wine and finger food in the Cloister Garden
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