By P. G. Wodehouse
A whole solid of Wodehouse creations—including tyrannical relations, beastly associates, demon childrens, and literary fatheads—return for extra close to catastrophes and glowing comedy
A Gentleman of rest is a comic book novel devoted to Douglas Fairbanks—who starred within the movie version—and issues a tender guy, his love existence, and a housebreaking. Famiiliar Wodehouse characters from either side of the sea make appearances. in the meantime, in sizzling Water, J. Wellington Gedge is the fellow who has everything—but reveals himself stuck in a chain of foreign occasions in order to, if he doesn't placed a cease to it, depart him donning the sissy uniform of the yankee ambassador to Paris. summer time Moonshine includes Sir Buckstone Abbott attempting to promote what's most likely the ugliest domestic in England, in addition to a sophisticated love quadrangle and stick with it, Jeeves is a set of reports during which Jeeves take cost and a well-recognized bevy of people entice him to resolve their problems—and are by no means disillusioned.
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Charles shrugged. ” “Does Mr. ” James drew a face on the window, right where his breath had made a spot. He tended to trust the 8677-Carter Beats the Devil 8/21/01 2:31 PM Page 46 46 g l e n dav i d g o l d world and had never noticed, when they played outside, the way Jenks loomed at the periphery of the garden, blotting out the sun. ” “I think he knows,” James said. ” “Daddy and I go over the accounts sometimes,” James said. Charles and Mr. Carter had never gone over the accounts. He didn’t even know what the accounts were.
At the rear of the house, by the kitchen and the pantry, was the dark and formal dining room, where Charles would push under the curtains, and surface on the other side, his breath making half-dollar-sized clouds on the window, to watch the wild back garden and listen for the faint wheeze of an accordion. The Carters’ garden was a menacing place, with vines and nettles and bushes that were more thorn than rose. But still Charles would have played there were it not for their gardener, the deformed and hostile Mr.
Biting at his knuckle, he looked up just as Charles frowned and looked down at him. They both knew how long they could carry on before someone, somewhere, hushed them. That time had passed. James removed his ﬁnger from his mouth. “Cook! ” And he bolted past Charles, to the stairs. But there was no one in the kitchen, or the pantry, or even in Cook’s ready room, where she always sat and read while her stews simmered. In the parlor, they found a note from Cook, printed in her block lettering. She and Patsy had gone to a very important revival meeting and picnic just across the bay, and would be back before dark.
Carry On, Jeeves (Jeeves, Book 3) by P. G. Wodehouse