The Slowcoach

The Slowcoach Edward Verrall Lucas was a versatile and popular English writer of nearly books His style has great facility and is generally found insipid by contemporary readers some of his cricket w

  • Title: The Slowcoach
  • Author: Edward Verrall Lucas
  • ISBN: 9781406566970
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edward Verrall Lucas 1868 1938 was a versatile and popular English writer of nearly 100 books His style has great facility, and is generally found insipid by contemporary readers some of his cricket writing has lasted He is now remembered for his essays and books about London and travel, appearing in many editions, and his biography of Charles Lamb He was educated atEdward Verrall Lucas 1868 1938 was a versatile and popular English writer of nearly 100 books His style has great facility, and is generally found insipid by contemporary readers some of his cricket writing has lasted He is now remembered for his essays and books about London and travel, appearing in many editions, and his biography of Charles Lamb He was educated at Friends Public School in Saffron Walden He worked first in a Brighton bookshop and then on a Sussex newspaper He was responsible for A A Milne teaming up with E H Shepard for the Winnie the Pooh books He wrote under pen names EVL, VVV, E D Ward, and FF for film criticism Some of his early work was in collaboration with Charles Larcom Graves, another Punch writer Amongst his other works are Highways and Byways in Sussex 1904 , The Friendly Town 1905 , A Wanderer in Holland 1905 , AWanderer in Florence 1912 , AWanderer In Venice 1914 , A Boswell of Baghdad 1917 and A Wanderer Among Pictures 1924.

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    1. Got this title from How the Heather Looks. Not all that good. Interesting look at kids of this period and relationship with servants. Not as sweet as Swallows & s. I liked one of the tangents better than the book.

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