Across the Channel, the battle rages. On the Tilling front, another battle is being fought—the constant war of wits and social ascendancy between Lucia Pillson and Elizabeth Mapp-Flint. Lucia invariably wins the day. But how long will she be able to retain the admiration of all Tilling if her power remains unchecked? The first of Tom Holt's official sequels to E.F. Benson's Lucia series.
In postwar Britain, Lucia and Elizabeth continue to vie for ascendency over the quaint town of Tilling. Who will prevail? Neither woman, if the Tillingites can help it, for their antics offer the best entertainment in town. The second of Tom Holt's officially sanctioned sequels to the hilarious "Lucia" novels of E.F. Benson. First published in 1986.
Once upon a time, everything was fine. Humpty Dumpty sat on his wall, Jack and Jill went about their lawful business, the Big Bad Wolf did what big bad wolves do, and the wicked queen plotted murder most foul. But the humans hacked, cried havoc, shut down the wicked queen's system, and corrupted her database-and suddenly everything was not fine at all. But at least we know that they'll all live happily ever after. Don't we?