Big Money

Big Money

by P. G. Wodehouse, P.G. Wodehouse
     
 

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Berry Conway and his old school friend Lord Bickerton, otherwise known as Biscuit, are out to make money-big money. An opportunity presents itself when T. Paterson Frisby, for whom Berry works as a secretary, is looking for a chaperon for his American niece, Ann Moon. Berry knows that Biscuit has an Aunt Vera who will be ideal for the job, and he and Biscuit set it

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Berry Conway and his old school friend Lord Bickerton, otherwise known as Biscuit, are out to make money-big money. An opportunity presents itself when T. Paterson Frisby, for whom Berry works as a secretary, is looking for a chaperon for his American niece, Ann Moon. Berry knows that Biscuit has an Aunt Vera who will be ideal for the job, and he and Biscuit set it up, hoping for a commission. What they don't bargain for is the fact that she is prepared to become engaged to more than one man at a time....

Wodehouse is the greatest comic writer ever. (Douglas Adams)

Mr. Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in. (Evelyn Waugh)

Author Bio: P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) grew up in England and came to the United States just before World War I, when he married an American. He wrote more than 90 books, and his works, translated into many languages, have won him worldwide acclaim.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140009378
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1991
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975) spent much of his life in Southampton, New York, but was born in England and educated in Surrey. He became an American citizen in 1955. In a literary career spanning more than seventy years, he published more than ninety books and twenty film scripts, and collaborated on more than thirty plays and musical comedies.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 15, 1881
Date of Death:
February 14, 1975
Place of Birth:
Guildford, Surrey, England
Place of Death:
Southampton, New York
Education:
Dulwich College, 1894-1900

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