A Damsel in Distress (Collector's Wodehouse) by P. G. Wodehouse

By P. G. Wodehouse

A whole solid of Wodehouse creations--including tyrannical kinfolk, beastly buddies, demon youngsters, and literary fatheads--return for additional close to catastrophes and glowing comedy forget is proud to offer 4 extra antic choices from comedian genius, P.G. Wodehouse. A Damsel in misery is an early novel approximately Belpher citadel, the idyllic domestic of the aristocratic Marshmoreton kin and a precursor to the Blandings sequence. depart it to Psmith is a comedy event regarding crime and gunplay, ready into movement through an umbrella within the Drones membership and Mulliner Nights is a chain of news concerning the inimitable Mr. Mulliner, his notable family members, and the tipsy bishops, indignant baronets, woman novelists, and haughty dowagers who widespread the bar-parlor of the Angler's relaxation. in the meantime, Lord ‘Chuffy' Chuffnell borrows the providers of Jeeves in thanks, Jeeves, whereas pursuing the affection of his lifestyles, but if he reveals out that Jeeves's company, Bertie Wooster, was engaged to Pauline himself, fearsome issues enhance.

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Bits of rice sprayed all over the table as he spoke. Politely, Trish ignored them – or perhaps she didn’t see them. She’s a vague sort of person when it comes to things like electricity bills and table manners. Though she can be quite sharp about people’s feelings. 27 Eglantine—pages 14/11/06 12:42 PM Page 28 She looks a little like a ghost herself, with her pale, skinny face and floating hair and layers of drifting shawls and scarves and Indian cotton skirts. ‘I don’t think it’s likely, Bethan,’ she responded, with the utmost sincerity.

47 Eglantine—pages 14/11/06 12:42 PM Page 48 ‘Well,’ I said witheringly, ‘neither do I. ’ After that, we trudged down to breakfast and went to school. Actually, I did sympathise with Bethan. I even let him have the last pancake that morning. But when I got to school I began to regret my generosity, because by the time recess rolled around, it had become glaringly obvious that Bethan had been shooting his mouth off about having a ghost in the house. First Malcolm Morling approached me and made stupid ‘ooing’ sounds as he fluttered his hands.

On Wednesday, she heard from Amy Driscoll that I was living in a haunted house. When she asked me about it, and I growled at her, she seemed surprised. ’ she wanted to know. ’ ‘Sorry,’ I said. ’ ‘Have they? ’ ‘I don’t want to talk about it. ’ But Michelle dragged it out of me – I don’t know how. She can be very persuasive. I told her about the writing, and about Sylvia Klineberg, and about Eglantine Higgins. I told her about the book from under the stairs, and Eglantine’s fairytale. By the time I had finished, Michelle was more excited than I’d ever seen her.

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