Wake Up, Sir!
By (author) Jonathan Ames
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Wake Up, Sir! by Jonathan Ames
Book DescriptionWAKE UP, SIR! is an homage to the novels and stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It is the story of a young alcoholic man, Alan Blair, and his valet, Jeeves. Now this Jeeves is not the same Jeeves as featured in Wodehouse - the fact that he possesses the same name is simply a mad coincidence. But, there is something curious about young Alan's valet - is he really there? Is he a mirage, a fantasy, an alcoholic hallucination, an invisible friend? Or does he really exist (as much as anyone can exist in fiction)? Regardless, Jeeves is there in one way or another as Ames brilliantly mimics the structure of many Wodehouse adventures. Instead of visiting a country estate, Alan and Jeeves go to an artist colony where Alan hopes to finish his novel, quit his drinking and possibly fall in love - three reasonable things for anyone to want ...whether attended to by a valet or not.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743449076
(210mm x 135mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jonathan Ames
Jonathan Ames has already generated a dedicated following for his regular column in the New York Press and his stand-up routines which explore the darker side of life in New York. He has recently been awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in recognition of his literary ability.
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