The Duomo and Campanile, From the Via Pecori
The Cloisters of San Lorenzo, Showing the Windows
of the Biblioteca
The Via Calzaioli, from the Baptistery, Showing the
Bigallo and t...
E. V. Lucas was taught to swim by George Bernard Shaw, heard James Barrie reading Peter Pan while it was still in manuscript, and knew virtually everyone in the London literary and publishing worlds i...
Though he was an immensely prolific writer, the range of E. V. Lucas's sensibility was actually rather narrow. His work as an essayist and a novelist is charming but lightweight; his essays perhaps ma...
For nearly fifty years E. V. Lucas was one of the most accomplished and respected literary men in London. As an author of books, a journalist, an editor, a bookman, and a publisher's reader, he knew n...