From Lucia is back Revived after a period of uncharacteristic slough Emmeline Pilson previously Lucas but known to all as Lucia sets out once again to raise the cultural horizons of her beloved TillingHer two key adjutants her husband Georgie and friend Quaint Irene are absent from her side leaving her exposed to the scheming and meddling of her old rival Elizabeth Mapp Flint Whilst age has taken its toll on Georgie and Major Benjy the womenfolk of Tilling are as active and acidic as everThere is much for her to meddle in as Lucia sets out to establish an artistic Salon in Tilling Muddles ensue as the two rivals clash Irene returns with startling news and Georgie flits between Tilling and a rest home run by his loyal maid Foljambe Meanwhile Elizabeth struggles with an ailing MajorLucia Revived is a sequel to the wonderful and funny Mapp Lucia series by E F Benson The series was originally set in the 1930's firstly in Riseholme and then in Tilling Tom Holt published two sequels in the 1980's titled Lucia in Wartime and Lucia Triumphant

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