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Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
     

Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse

by P. G. Wodehouse
 
Also known as A Gentleman of Leisure.

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

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Also known as A Gentleman of Leisure.

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.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940149552368
Publisher:
Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
Publication date:
05/04/2014
Series:
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Books , #27
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
257 KB

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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