Blandings Castle and Elsewhere by P. G. Wodehouse
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Blandings Castle and Elsewhere
By P. G. Wodehouse

Blandings Castle and Elsewhere

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Blandings Castle and Elsewhere by P. G. Wodehouse

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A Blandings collection. The ivied walls of Blandings Castle have seldom glowed as sunnily as in these wonderful stories - but there are snakes in the rolling parkland ready to nip Clarence, the absent-minded Ninth Earl of Emsworth, when he least expects it. For a start the Empress of Blandings, in the running for her first prize in the Fat Pigs Class at the Shropshire Agricultural Show, is off her food ­- and can only be coaxed back to the trough by a call in her own language. Then there is the feud with Head Gardener McAllister, aided by Clarence's sister, the terrifying Lady Constance, and the horrible prospect of the summer fete - twin problems solved by the arrival of a delightfully rebellious little girl from London. But first of all there is the vexed matter of the custody of the pumpkin. Skipping an ocean and a continent, Wodehouse also treats us to some unputdownable stories of excess from the monstrous Golden Age of Hollywood.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099513834
ISBN-10: 0099513838
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit and Other Stories, Paperback (October 2016)

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Something Fresh by P. G. Wodehouse Something Fresh, Hardback (October 2015)

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Louder & Funnier by P. G. Wodehouse Louder & Funnier, Hardback (March 2015)

Suitable for any reader of Wodehouse's stories, this title covers topics which preoccupied him all his life, ranging from Shakespeare, Hollywood and musical comedy, to butlers, thrillers, ocean liners and income tax.

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Author Biography - P. G. Wodehouse

The author of almost a hundred books and the creator of Jeeves, Blandings Castle, Psmith, Ukridge, Uncle Fred and Mr Mulliner, P.G. Wodehouse was born in 1881 and educated at Dulwich College. After two years with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank he became a full-time writer, contributing to a variety of periodicals. As well as his novels and short stories, he wrote lyrics for musical comedies, and at one stage had five shows running simultaneously on Broadway. At the age of 93, in the New Year's Honours List of 1975, he received a long-overdue Knighthood, only to die on St Valentine's Day some 45 days later.

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