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Percy Lubbock

(1879—1965) writer


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(1879–1965),

critic and biographer, whose works include Earlham (1922), an account of his own Norfolk childhood holidays; Roman Pictures (1923), which describes an English tourist's responses to Rome; Shades of Eton (1923), recollections of his schooldays; and Portrait of Edith Wharton (1947). He edited a selection of H. James's letters (1920); also a selection from A. C. Benson's diary (1926). His The Craft of Fiction (1921) analyses the techniques of Tolstoy, Flaubert, James, etc.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


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