Readers of novels are strange folk, upon whose probable or even possible tastes no wise book-maker would ever venture.
One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Death:||26th June, 1938|
|Profession:||Editor, Essayist, Humorist, Playwright, Writer|
Edward Verrall Lucas was born in Eltham, Kent, UK. He was a famous English humorist, essayist, playwright, short story writer, and editor. He wrote travel books, parodies, and books about painters. He joined the staff of the humorous magazine Punch in 1904, and remained there for the rest of his life. Before the First World War Lucas was for a while interested in the theatre; his play The Visit of the King was produced at the Palace Theatre in 1912, but was not well received. He received the honorary degrees from the Universities of St Andrews and Oxford, and was appointed Companion of Honour in 1932.
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