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Edward Lucas
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Born in Eltham, London
Born on 11th of June 1868
Died on 26th of June 1938

E.V. Lucas is probably best suited to the old label ‘man of letters,’ given the range of his literary work. From his first job as a bookseller’s apprentice he went on to write for a leading London newspaper, pen children’s stories (with his wife Elizabeth), write biographies, most famously work as a Punch essayist, also working as a travel writer, playwright, novelist, publisher’s reader and eventually head of Methuen & Co.

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