Young Men in Spats

Young Men in Spats

by P. G. Wodehouse
     
 

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“Sublime comic genius”—Ben Elton

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Library Journal
First published in 1936, this collection offers eight stories about members of the Drones Club and three about Archibald or Modred Mulliner. In "The Amazing Hat Mystery," a mix-up with deliveries of new hats leads two young men to be rejected by their fianc es. In the classic "Good-bye to All Cats," a country house full of dogs and cats rends another betrothal asunder. A major delight of Wodehouse's timeless comedy is his enduring optimism. Jonathan Cecil has an amazing range of vocal dexterity, making both the squeakiest of pipsqueaks and the gruffest of old blusterers equally convincing. Highly recommended. Michael Adams, CUNY Graduate Ctr. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393345360
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
912,014
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

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 ninety books, and his works, translated into many languages, won him worldwide acclaim.

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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