Using her best social-climbing instincts and refusing to be embarrassed, Lucia sets out to conquer London and mingle with the beau monde. Soon a secret group of 'Luciaphiles' springs up; the social climbers who make up its rank never tire of watching her get into and out of all kinds of trouble.
©1927 E F Benson (P)2011 Hachette Digital
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"My favourite Lucia book beautifully read"
The characters are priceless and wonderfully brought to life.
Queen Charlotte's mittens always make me laugh out loud.
It is s shame that it is abridged so much, but it makes it very accessible
"Narration topping, abridgement unnecessary."
Lovely narration - easy to distinguish between characters, and it's a nice change for a Benson adaptation to have a Georgie who is not done in exactly the same camp voice. The abridgement was done very skilfully, it's just a pity they felt they had to abridge it at all; it is so wonderfully written that there is really nothing to cut despite the fact that this is not the best of the novels in the Mapp and Lucia series. In all, a thoroughly enjoyable listen.
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