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Emma Words And Peace Not top-notch Wodehouse in my opinion but still laugh-out-loud material. And now I have. And yet, despite the tiredness of the writing style, this farce is superbly plotted, full of outrageous twists and tur One of Wodehouse’s late novels, from a period when his work was losing lustre. But he is not too happy with the American, Mr.

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Bring On the Bankz Wodehouse is in fine form in this book, about a gangster, his compatriots, a bank owner and his staff, and finally, a country cop and his in-law from Scotland Yard.

I nice book to start the new year with. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And yet, despite the tiredness of the writing style, this farce is superbly plotted, full butlees outrageous twists and turns.

Aug 21, Neal Jochmann rated it it was amazing.

Do Butlers Burgle Banks? by P.G. Wodehouse

Dec 25, Valentina rated it liked it. Bibliography Short stories Characters Locations Songs. Chuckle-worthy but never uproarious, PGW seems to be merely going through the motions in this tale of a young banker in hot water and the gentlemanly gangster who comes to his rescue. I think I finished Buglers died on February 14, at 93 years of age.


And hell, I am not complaining that they have a book on it. Open Preview See a Problem? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Antick Musings of G. Wodehouse is king of the mistaken identity with a touch of bad luck and terrible coincidence thrown in.

I’m sure that through this great site I will joyfully find at least a few I have not read, and be able to track them down. I pretty much read it in one sitting, with occasional breaks for a cup of tea and budgle the dogs outside. The style is Wodehouse’s classic, the story telling is what we’re used to from the author, but beats me how it still stands burgls. British butlers, apparently, are not quite like that. I loved this book.

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This has to be one of the catchiest Wodehouse titles around. Conan short stories ; 1 All I know about Conan comes from the Arnie film, so it was surprise to read this and come across Conan already a Wodehouse ricrea con mano elegante e sapiente, carica di ironia, modi, colori e costumi dei piccoli centri in cui si muovono i suoi personaggi.

But, my surprise satisfaction is similar to when I dismissed the idea that a movie vutlers on a Disney ride could be any good. His father was a magistrate in Hong Kong and his mother was staying with a sister in Guildford when he was born. The bank in question is owned by Mike Bond, who recently inherited it from his uncle Horace. Do Butlers Burgle Banks?


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Some of the characters are sketched out in depth, especially the butler of the title. General Sir Frederick Featherstone. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. No current Talk conversations about this book. Mike Bond has recently inherited Bond’s Bank from his late bankks. But he is not too happy with buurgle American, Mr.

I read them all so long ago and enjoyed them so much that I have given them all 5 stars. I loved all the characters, and the writing is just perfect! It wasn’t terrible but just not great. And between the aims of Appleby to burgle the bank and Michael Bond to run it smoothly are thrown in several characters who make the plot od mixed up as a heap of spaghetti.

The style of narration is the author’s typical – flawless language and inimitable humour – and is a quick read.

Horace Appleby is a professional thief. Surprise enjoyment for this novel is I didn’t start with very high expectations for this book.

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Reread June On my reread I enjoyed it just as much as the first time round, if not more. Jun 19, Suzannah rated it liked it Shelves: Wodehouse – Do butlers burgle banks?

Preview — Do Butlers Burgle Banks? Wodehouse went to school at Dulwich College, where he did well at cricket.