Edward Verrall Lucas





Edward Verrall Lucas

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born
in Eltham, Kent, England, The United Kingdom
June 11, 1868

died
June 26, 1938

gender
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He was a versatile and popular English writer. His nearly 100 books demonstrate great facility with style, and are generally acknowledged as humorous by contemporary readers and critics. Some of his essays about the sport cricket are still considered among the best instructional material.He is remembered best for his essays and books about London and travel abroad; these books continue through many editions. He is particularly noted for his biography of Charles Lamb.

He was born in Eltham, Kent into a Quaker family, and educated at Friends Public School in Saffron Walden. He worked first in a Brighton bookshop and then on a Sussex newspaper followed by The Globe; rising without university ed
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Average rating: 3.75 · 145 ratings · 22 reviews · 89 distinct works · Similar authors
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A Wanderer in Venice
2.8 of 5 stars 2.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1914 — 9 editions
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The Life of Charles Lamb
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1905 — 5 editions
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London Lavender
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Turning Things over
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1929
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A Wanderer in Paris
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A Book Of Verses For Children
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Open Road
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Forgotten Tales of Long Ago
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“I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.”
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“The truth is the only thing worth having, and, in a civilized life, like ours, where so many risks are removed, facing it is almost the only courageous thing left to do.”
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“One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.”
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