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Not George Washington

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...story is humorously told from the point of view of several parties involved. According to Wikipedia, the book is a humorous, fictionalized account of Wodehouse's early years as a journalist, with Wodehouse being portrayed by the character of Cloyster. (Summary by Debra Lynn)...

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White Feather, The

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...th that discovery comes a plan: he will fight for his House in the Lightweight division and win back his honor.But the best-laid plans... may go awry!Wodehouse, a humorist, picks up the sober topic of cowardice but treats it with his customary panache....

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Mike: A Public School Story

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...This novel introduces the characters Mike Jackson and Psmith, who are featured in several of Wodehouse’s later works. It shows how the two characters first met each other as teenagers at boarding school. As Psmith doesn’t appear until about halfway through this book, it was later released as two separate books, Mike ...

Teen/Young adult, Humor, Fiction

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Psmith, Journalist

By: P. G. Wodehouse

Psmith takes over editing a paper while the usual editor is away on vacation. He takes on a local slum lord, and divers alarums ensue. (description by Psuke Bariah)...

Fiction, Humor

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Intrusion of Jimmy, The

By: P. G. Wodehouse

The action begins with playboy bachelor Jimmy Pitt in New York; having fallen in love on a transatlantic liner, he befriends a small-time burglar and breaks into a police captain's house as a result of a bet. The cast of characters head to England, and from there on it is a typically Wodehousian romantic farce, set at the stately Dreever Castle, overflowing with imposters, detectives, crooks, scheming lovers and conniving aunts. (from Wikipedia)...

Fiction, Humor

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Clicking of Cuthbert, The

By: P. G. Wodehouse

... golf, love, and...aunts...as seen through the eyes of the creator of Jeeves and Wooster and Blandings Castle, the inimitable Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse. (Summary by Jonathan Burchard)...

Comedy, Fiction, Humor

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My Man Jeeves

By: P. G. Wodehouse

Bertram Wooster is an English gentleman living in New York, who seems to get himself into all sorts of jams. It’s up to his manservant Jeeves to come up with the plan to save the day from unpleasant houseguests, stingy uncles, broken hearts, and hard-partying aunts. (Summary by Mark Nelson)...

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Damsel in Distress, A

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the U.K. by Herbert Jenkins, London, on October 17 1919. It had previously been serialised in The Saturday Evening Post, betwee...

Fiction, Romance, Humor

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William Tell Told Again

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...This is the classic story of William Tell - Swiss patriot and great apple-shooter - as seen through the eyes of English humorist P.G. Wodehouse. No Swiss were (permanently) injured in the telling of this story; however, results differed for Austrian tyrants. The original volume also included a humorous poem encapsulating the whole Tell legend, written by...

Adventure, Fiction, Myths/Legends

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Piccadilly Jim

By: P. G. Wodehouse

A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield)...

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Adventures of Sally, The

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...his romantic comedy stars a young American girl named Sally, who inherits a considerable fortune and finds her life turned upside down. The typically Wodehouseian cast includes Sally's ambitious brother, an assortment of theater people, a pair of English cousins, and, of course, an Uncle. It's jolly good fun! (Summary by Kara and Wikipedia)...

Humor, Teen/Young adult

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Swoop!, The, Or How Clarence Saved England

By: P. G. Wodehouse

The Swoop! tells of the simultaneous invasion of England by several armies — England was not merely beneath the heel of the invader. It was beneath the heels of nine invaders. There was barely standing-room. (ch. 1) — and features references to many well-known figures of the day, among them the politician Herbert Gladstone, novelist Edgar Wallace, actor-managers Seymour Hicks and George Edwardes, and boxer Bob Fitzsimmons. (Summary from Wikipedia)...

Humor, Fiction, Historical Fiction

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Wodehouse Miscellany, A

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. Best known today for the Jeeves and Blanding Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright an...

Comedy

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Love Among the Chickens

By: P. G. Wodehouse

Jeremy Garnet, a second-rate novelist, gets talked into joining his old pal Stanley Featheringstonehaugh Ukridge in an insane plan to start a chicken ranch. Garnet should bail out on his crazy friend, but he falls in love with one of Ukridge's neighbors, Phyllis. Soon he is up to his neck in sick chickens, bad debts, a hostile future father-in-law, a sinister plot, and dirty golf. It all gets a bit thick, what? (Summary by Mark Nelson)...

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Psmith in the City

By: P. G. Wodehouse

Mike’s dream of studying and playing cricket at Cambridge are thwarted as his father runs into financial difficulties. Instead, Mike takes on the job of clerk at the “New Asiatic Bank.” Luckily, school friend Psmith, with his boundless optimism and original views, soon joins his department, and together they endeavour to make the best of their new life in London. (Summary written by Gesine)...

Comedy

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Coming of Bill, The (or: Their Mutual Child; or: The White Hope)

By: P. G. Wodehouse

The Coming of Bill tells the story of Kirk Winfield, his marriage to Ruth, and their child called Bill. Bill's upbringing is threatened by the interference of Ruth's busybody writer aunt, Mrs Lora Delane Porter...

Fiction, Humor

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Three Men and a Maid

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...This book with two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, involving, at various times: a disastrous talent quest, a lawyer with a revolver, a bulldog with a mind of his own and a suit of armour! The maid, or marriageable young woman, of the American title ...

Humor, Romance

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Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories, The

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on March 8, 1917 by Methuen & Co., London, and in the United States in 1933 by A.L. Burt and Co., New York. All the stories had previously appeared in periodicals, usually t...

Animals, Fiction, Humor, Short stories

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Right Ho, Jeeves

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...ves features of course Bertie and Jeeves as well as Gussie Fink-Nottle, Tuppie Glossop, Aunt Dahlia and Anatole the high-strung French chef in this P.G. Wodehouse farce of England's upper crust. (Summary by Mark Nelson)...

Comedy

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Jill the Reckless

By: P. G. Wodehouse

... she refuses to be beaten and turns to face the world. Instead she went to New York and became a member of the chorus of The Rose of America, and Mr. Wodehouse is enabled to lift the curtain of the musical comedy world.There is laughter and drama in _Jill the Reckless_, and the action never flags from the moment that Freddie Rooke confesses that he has had a hectic night, ...

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Prince and Betty, The

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...The Prince and Betty is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. It was originally published in Ainslee's Magazine in the United States in January 1912, and, in a slightly different form, as a serial in Strand Magazine in the United Kingdom between February and April 1912, be...

Fiction, Comedy

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Indiscretions of Archie

By: P. G. Wodehouse

It wasn't Archie's fault really. It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor and if he did marry her--well, what else was there to do? From his point of view, the whole thing was a thoroughly good egg; but Mr. Brewster, his father-in-law, thought differently, Archie had neither money nor occupation, which was distasteful in the eyes of the industrious Mr. Brewster; but the real bar was the fact that he had once adversely criticised one of his hotels. Archie does his best to heal the breach; but, being something of an ass, genus priceless, he finds it almost beyond his powers to placate the man-eating fish whom Providence has given him as a father-in-law. (Summary from the Gutenberg text)...

Fiction, Humor

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Uneasy Money

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...Uneasy Money is a romantic comedy by P.G. Wodehouse, published during the First World War, it offers light escapism. More romantic but only a little less humorous that his mature works, it tells of the vicissitudes of poor Lord Dawlish, who inherits five million d...

Fiction, Humor, Romance

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Coming of Bill, The Version2 or (Their Mutual Child or: The White Hope)

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...White Hope) is full of the loveable characters, preposterous situations, and opportunities to chuckle, if not outright laughs, that we expect from PG Wodehouse. It lacks the frantic slapstick of some Wodehouse comedy, but has a quieter more reflective humour. Kirk, the erstwhile hero, is a typical Wodehousian hero. At the beginning of the story, he is thoroughly likeable, ...

Comedy

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Man of Means, A

By: P. G. Wodehouse ; C. H. Bovill

...A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. The stories all star Roland Bleke, a nondescript young man to whom financial success comes through a series of lucky chances, the first from a win in a sweepstake he had forgotten entering. Rola...

Short stories, Humor

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