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Indiscretions of Archie P.G. Wodehouse

Indiscretions of Archie By P.G. Wodehouse

Indiscretions of Archie by P.G. Wodehouse


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It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor . . . but Mr. Brewster, his father-in-law, thought differently, Archie had neither money nor occupation, which was distasteful in the eyes of the industrious Mr. Brewster; .

Indiscretions of Archie Summary

Indiscretions of Archie by P.G. Wodehouse

It wasn't Archie's fault, really. It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor . . . and if he did marry her -- well, what else was there to do? From his point of view, the whole thing was a thoroughly good egg; but Mr. Brewster, his father-in-law, thought differently, Archie had neither money nor occupation, which was distasteful in the eyes of the industrious Mr. Brewster; but the real bar was the fact that he had once adversely criticized one of his hotels. Archie did his best to heal the breach; but, being something of an ass, genus priceless, he found it almost beyond his powers to placate the man-eating fish whom Providence had given him as a father-in-law. . . .

Indiscretions of Archie Reviews

The handsome bindings are only the cherry on top of what is already a cake without compare. * Evening Standard *
Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in * Evelyn Waugh *
He exhausts superlatives * Stephen Fry *

About P.G. Wodehouse

P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) is widely regarded as the greatest comic writer of the 20th century. Wodehouse wrote more than 70 novels and 200 short stories, creating numerous much-loved characters - the inimitable Jeeves and Wooster, Lord Emsworth and his beloved Empress of Blandings, Mr Mulliner, Ukridge, and Psmith. His humorous articles were published in more than 80 magazines, including Punch, over six decades. He was also a highly successful music lyricist, once with over five musicals running on Broadway simultaneously. P.G. Wodehouse was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for 'an outstanding and lasting contribution to the happiness of the world'.

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NGR9781841591643
9781841591643
1841591645
Indiscretions of Archie by P.G. Wodehouse
New
Hardback
Everyman
2009-09-25
256
N/A
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