Mapp and Lucia Series
A series of British comic novels, described by the critic Gilbert Seldes as “the most enchantingly malicious works written by the hand of man.”
Books in the Mapp and Lucia series:
“Queen Lucia” (1920)
Mrs. Emmeline “Lucia” Lucas is the social leader of Riseholme, a quaint Tudor village. Read online at Hathitrust.
Miss Mapp (1923)
Miss Elizabeth Mapp leads the social life of Tilling from her fine old family home of Mallards. Read online at Hathitrust.
Lucia in London: a Novel (1928)
Lucia decides to try her wings in a larger society.
Mapp and Lucia (1931)
Fresh from her triumph at the Riseholme fete, Lucia takes a holiday in Tilling and a clash of titans ensues as Miss Mapp struggles to retain her position of social leader.
The Worshipful Lucia (1935)
Lucia decides to devote herself to public service, much to the entertainment of her friends and enemies.
All About Lucia (1936)