My Man Jeeves by P.G Wodehouse is a collection of comedic work featuring three of Wodehouse's famous characters. Bertie is an idle rich man, who is always ready to help his friends. However, he would never be able to do so without the help of his odd but intelligent valet, Jeeves. Said to be the prototype for Bertie, Reggie Pepper is also rich Englishman dedicated to assisting his friends, however, unlike Bertie, he often has to act as the brains in any situation he is in, as he does not have a useful assistant like Jeeves. This collection of stories is split between these characters: four feature Bertie and Jeeves while the other half focuses on Reggie. Leave it to Jeeves, the first story in the collection, follows Bertie and Jeeves' adventures in America. When one of Bertie's friends request help convincing his uncle to accept his soon-to-be bride, Jeeves and Bertie are happy to supply a plan. However, the situation becomes complicated when their scheme leads to the uncle liking the young woman a little too much. Much like the introductory story, Jeeves and the Hardboiled Egg depicts the strange circumstances the duo finds themselves in. In attempt to help Bertie's friend, Bicky, out of a tough financial situation after lying to his uncle, Jeeves concocts a plan involving a chicken farm and a convention of Americans. In a similar spirit of silly unconventionality, Reggie Pepper assists his forgetful friend, Bobby, in Absent Treatment. When Bobby's wife, Mary, declares that she will not see Bobby until he can remember her birthday, Bobby and Reggie investigate astrogeology and scour through their records to discover her birthdate.
Described as witty and heart-warming, My Man Jeeves by P.G Wodehouse is a timeless classic perfect for anyone in need of a good laugh. With well developed, good-natured characters, My Man Jeeves provides an escape into simple comedy.
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When Bertie Wooster, a blundering, but well-meaning bachelor, returns home to London after spending time in the Canes with his aunt and cousin, he discovers that his valet, Jeeves, has been advising an old friend on love. Gussie, Bertie's school friend, is head-over-heels in love with a young, whimsical lady named Madeline. Unsure what to do with his crush, Gussie turned to Jeeves in Bertie's absence, happy with the help he received. Bertie, however, becomes annoyed and jealous, paranoid that his friends may think that Jeeves is smarter than him. In an effort to prove himself superior, Bertie orders Jeeves not to offer any more advice. Instead, Bertie invites Gussie to a prestigious event at Brinkley Court to make a speech. Though Bertie was originally told by his aunt that he was expected to make the speech, Bertie was nervous to do so, and decided that it would be best for Gussie to do it. Then, Gussie could use the opportunity to win over Madeline, who would be at the event. However, Bertie's plan quickly becomes derailed after an effort to probe Madeline about her feelings results in a mistaken declaration of love. When Madeline declines what she assumed was Bertie's marriage proposal, she claims to have feelings for Gussie. Feeling that his goal was well on its way of being accomplished, Bertie spikes Gussie's drink in attempt to give his friend the courage to propose to Madeline. However, when Bertie's tactic makes Gussie a little too bold, the night unfolds into pure chaos, and Bertie must swallow his pride and ask for help.
Right ho, Jeeves is P.G Wodehouse's second novel featuring his famous characters, Bertie and Jeeves. Though its predecessor, Thank You, Jeeves was published prior to the novel. Right ho, Jeeves is able to be enjoyed independently. >Right ho, Jeeves is a narrative packed with humorous misunderstandings, well-intended mistakes, and pure hilarity.
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Notable for the first appearance of P.G Wodehouse's popular reoccurring characters, Bertie and Jeeves, The Man with Two Left Feet and Other Stories features thirteen funny and sentimental works of short fiction. The first story in the collection, Bill the Bloodhound follows a young detective named Henry Rice, who is in love with Alice, a woman who sings in a chorus. When Alice declines Henry's marriage proposal, she admits that while she finds Henry sweet, she only wants to marry someone from her profession. Desperate for Alice's love, Henry gives theater a try. Taking on an interesting perspective, two stories in the collection, The Mixer: He Meets a Shy Gentleman, and The Mixer: He Moves in Society features the narration of a terrier-boxer mix dog, who is incredibly social and observes the behavior of the humans around him. In Extricating Young Gussie, the famed characters Bertie and Jeeves are introduced. When Bertie's cousin, Gussie, is set on marrying a woman that his mother does not approve of, Bertie's aunt, Agatha, begs Bertie and Jeeves to convince her son to do otherwise. Finally, the title piece of the collection, The Man with Two Left Feet depicts a sweet and tender love story, following a man named Henry and his wife, Minnie. Though they share a comfortable relationship, Henry fears that he is boring. In attempts to surprise and impress Minnie, Henry, who is a rhythmless man, attempts to learn how to dance.
Set in both London and New York, P.G Wodehouse's The Man with Two Left Feet and Other Stories feature a variety of settings just as it portrays an eclectic mix of protagonists. Crafted with masterful humor and a light-hearted tone, The Man with Two Left Feet and Other Stories remains to be a timeless collection of sentiment and humor.
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Psmith (the p is silent) is a man of contrasts. He is overly confident, but smart, and prone to mischief, but resourceful enough to get himself out of trouble. Down on his luck and out of a job, Psmith meets Eve Halliday in the middle of a downpour. Immediately drawn to her beauty, Psmith decides to help Eve get out of the rain. After he borrows an umbrella from a nearby club without asking, Psmith offers it to Eve, so that she is able to finish her walk. Thankful, Eve continues to walk with Psmith. Their involvement eventually gains the attention of Eve's new boss, a wealthy and powerful man named Lord Emsworth, who, upon meeting Psmith, mistakes him for a famous poet. Realizing that such an identity would gain him an invitation to Blandings Castle, where he could spend time with Eve, Psmith decides to not to correct Lord Emsworth. During the party at Blandings Castle, Psmith is asked to make a speech and recite a poem, though as a man well versed in malarkey, Psmith can navigate himself out of the problem. However, when he realizes that his impersonations have led him to an unintentional involvement in a jewelry heist, the night unfolds issues that he never could have predicted.
Leave it to Psmith is P.G Wodenhouse's fourth novel featuring his beloved reoccurring character, Ronald Psmith. Though part of a series, Leave it to Psmith can be enjoyed independently. Described as a bright and genius read, the simple humor and amusing misadventures of Psmith earns the acclaim of contemporary audiences.
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Featuring nineteen sweet and humorous works of short fiction, P.G Wodehouse's The Man Upstairs and Other Stories is filled with depictions of peculiar and sometimes disastrous methods of courtship. In Something to Worry About a young woman named Sally is forced to live with her aunt and uncle after her film obsession is deemed "unladylike". When the young men of the village hear of this, they begin to shower Sally with gifts and attention, all hoping to be her suitor, but none are more persistent than the shy neighbor boy, Tom. Deep Waters follows a playwright and skilled swimmer named George who, despite his career success, goes to the pier to pout. There, he notices Mary, who is swimming in the water below. In an effort to keep her in his sight, George falls off the pier into the water, and Mary swims to his rescue. When they get back to shore, Mary offers George swimming lessons, which George decides to accept despite his skills in order to spend time with Mary. Finally, the title story, The Man Upstairs depicts Annette, a short-tempered composer who is bothered by a knocking on her apartment ceiling. After her investigation, she begins a close friendship with her upstairs neighbor, who is an artist, unaware that he is being dishonest about his identity.
With the classic and witty prose of P.G Wodehouse, each story within The Man Upstairs and Other Stories is carefully crafted with humor and sentiment. While providing a simple and fun reading experience, The Man Upstairs and Other Stories also explores the culture of British high society, allowing contemporary readers a glimpse into a privileged historic class.
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Introducing some of P.G Wodehouse's adored reoccurring characters and settings, Something New marks the beginning of the adventures at Blanding Castle. When Freddie and Aline get engaged, both are happy with the arrangement. Both from wealthy and prominent families, the engagement ensures them a higher social status. However, Freddie becomes paranoid that old letters he sent to an ex would endanger the engagement if unearthed. Desperate, Freddie hires a shady fixer to recover the letters. Meanwhile, J. Preston Peters, an American billionaire and Aline's father, invites Freddie's father, the Earl of Emsworth, to visit his home. There, the two men make small talk while Peters attempts to impress Emsworth with his vast beetle collection. But passive-aggressive conflict arises when Emsworth accidently slips Peters' most prized beetle in his pocket, unintentionally stealing it. Though Peters suspects the other man, he is reluctant to confront him, in fears that it would threaten their children's relationship. Instead, he advertises a reward for its return, inspiring a group of greedy thieves to find the beetle for themselves. With battling fathers, a group of thieves, a shady fixer, and a missing beetle, Aline and Freddie struggle to preserve their engagement.
Considered to be one of P.G Wodehouse's best works, Something New is a comic caricature of aristocratic life. Originally published in Great Britain in 1915, the novel earned such impressive commercial success that it was reprinted for American audiences as well with minor changes to appeal to the demographic. With amusing and lovable characters, Something New delivers a light-hearted but exciting narrative that keeps audiences entertained even over one-hundred years after its first publication.
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Sally Nicholas is a pretty and popular American woman working as dance partner for hire. Orphaned, she and her brother, Fillmore, has been on their own for years. However, on Sally's twenty-first birthday, her life is changed when she learns that she and her brother have inherited a fortune, which they now have access to. Fillmore, who is overly ambitious, and impulsive intends on investing his money in schemes that promise fast wealth, in hopes to accumulate an even bigger fortune. Sally is more of a dreamer. She wants to move into her own apartment, maybe start her own business, but first is set on visiting Europe. Though she plans the trip for her fiancé to join her, he claims to be on the verge of pure genius and is too busy to travel. Disheartened, but not deterred, Sally travels off to Europe. Because of her status as a wealthy and beautiful American, many British men throw themselves at Sally's feet, hoping to be her suitor. Sally's attention, however, is only won by an awkward redheaded man named Ginger. Concerned by the man's history of employment, or rather, his string of briefly kept jobs, Sally tries to take Ginger under her wing and help him find a suitable job. Though, between helping Ginger, keeping an eye on her brother, and nurturing the dreams of her fiancé, Sally finds that even her best intentions go awry and struggles to start managing her own life before she helps others.
The Adventures of Sally is widely praised for its convincing and vivid main character, especially since she is one of the few female protagonists utilized in P.G Wodehouse's work. With excellent prose and witty word play, The Adventures of Sally is a fun romantic comedy sure to make a lasting impression.
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Featuring ten works of comedic short fiction, P.G Wodehouse's The Clicking of Cuthbert is comprised of stories about golfers that teach a lesson is an odd and amusing way. In A Woman is Only a Woman, the friendship between two men is threatened when they both fall in love with the same woman. Since she claims to like them equally, the two men decide to challenge each other to a game of golf, agreeing that the best golfer gets the woman's hand in marriage. The Salvation of George Mackintosh Follows the transformation of a shy golfer named George. After participating in a public speaking class, George is chattier than ever, much to the dismay of his fiancé and fellow golfers. In a humorous exercise in word play, The Coming of Gowf imagines the origins of the sport. The Heel of Achilles features a young rising star in the sport of golf. Jopp is a confident man and an even more confident player. He sets goals for himself and earns attention with a winning streak. However, when Jopp becomes exposed to criticism, he struggles to keep his composure. Finally, the title story, The Clicking of Cuthbert portray the competition between a skilled golfer and a novelist as they both seek the admiration and love of a young woman from high society.
Each of the ten stories within P.G Wodehouse's collection are crafted with masterful language and irresistible wit. With a common theme and a light-hearted tone, the stories within The Clicking of Cuthbert teach an unexpected lesson with memorable characters and bizarre circumstances.
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When Lady Maud Marsh, a passionate young woman, admits to her affluent family that she is in love with a poor man, they forbid her from leaving the house. Having met the man, Geoffrey, the previous summer in Wales, Maud is set on marrying him, but will not tell her family who he is. George Bevan is a bored and lonely composer from America who has valiant dreams of helping a damsel in distress. One night, after seeing a play, he gets his wish. After calling a taxi for himself, Maud, who had been out with her family, jumps in before he can and asks him to hide her. Though he did not know who she was, George thought Maud was attractive, and decided to help. While he creates a distraction, Maud sneaks off in hope of seeing Geoffrey. However, she is unsuccessful. Soon after, George discovers Maud's identity and visits her at home. When the two begin to grow closer as friends, Maud's family assumes that George is the man she loves. They tell George as much, warning him to stay away. As Maud dreams of seeing Geoffrey again, George is hoping to ask for her hand in marriage, while neither realize that they've been immersed in a love triangle.
With charming prose and masterful description, A Damsel in Distress by P.G Wodehouse is a hilarious and touching romance, filled with dramatic love triangles and misunderstandings. A Damsel in Distress has been adapted into several film formats, including a silent film and a musical. Featuring classic romance and delightful humor, this P.G Wodehouse narrative proves to be timeless.
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Comprising of seven works of short fiction, ranging in genres from crime to tender romance, Death at the Excelsior and Other Stories depict tales of mystery and love with humor. Featuring some of P.G Wodehouse's most famous characters, four of the seven stories follow the misadventures of Jeeves and Bertie or Reggie Pepper. When a friend needs help convincing his uncle to approve of his bride-to-be, Jeeves and Bertie concoct a plan that includes the use of romance novels in Jeeves in the Springtime. Reggie Pepper's trouble takes center stage in The Test Case, when his lover voices her doubts that they could ever marry. Other stories within the collection introduce new characters, including a clever and witty young woman named Eve in The Best Sauce. Working as a paid companion to a woman with a stormy temper, Eve is unhappy but is settled in her bleak condition. However, when a man from her past, Peter Rayner, shows up in hopes to marry Eve, she devises a plan of petty pranks to scare him out of the house. Finally, in the title story, Death at the Excelsior, depicts a thrilling murder-mystery. When a previously healthy sailor is found dead in the Excelsior boarding house, Detective Snyder and his assistant, Oakes, must catch the killer before they strike again.
Assembled posthumously, Death at the Excelsior and Other Stories features classic works of P.G Wodehouse's short fiction, sampling from each genre he mastered. With simple language and excellent description, Death at the Excelsior and Other Stories serves as a perfect introduction to P.G Wodehouse and his beloved characters.
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Jeremy Garnet is an author from England. In hopes of writing his work-in-progress in peace, Garnet attempts to leave town when he hears that his old friend, Ukridge visits with his new wife, Millie. However, his escape plan is unrealized when Ukridge and Millie quickly seek him out. Though Garnet just wants a peaceful place to finish his novel, Ukridge attempts to entice him with a get-rich-quick scheme that involves selling farm fresh eggs. Hoping to start off their married life with a fortune, Millie and Ukridge praise their plan, and invite Garnet to come to stay on a farm with him in Dorset, promising that it would be like a vacation. Finally, Garnet decides to appease them, quickly regretting is decision. When managing a chicken farm proves to be much more difficult than Ukridge made it out to be, Garnet finds himself chasing down runaway chickens. However, while searching for chickens, Garnet found the girl of his dreams. Phyllis lives at the farm next door. She is smart and loves Garnet's work. However, when Garnet realizes that Phyillis' father is not fond of him, but favors another man who is enamored by Phyillis, Garnet hatches a plan to win his approval and win Phyillis' heart.
First published in 1906, Love Among the Chickens is a timeless romantic comedy filled with the unexpected. With witty wordplay and dramatic events, P.G Wodehouse crafts prose that invites laughter and levity. Love Among the Chickens introduces one of Wodehouse's funniest characters, Ukridge, through the depiction of the characters first eccentric scheme. With classic characters, hilarious prose, and sweet romance, Love Among the Chickens remains relevant and amusing to contemporary readers.
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