Mrs Ames: not Lucia

E F Benson was stretching his talons in this novel. You'd think, from first glance, that this was a tryout for Mapp and Lucia. Although it's from 1912, there are dinner party wars, stunts to bring the other middle-class and servanted neighbours on side, and hurried impromptu fancy-dress ball preparations. But Mrs Ames is not … Continue reading Mrs Ames: not Lucia