A Gentleman of Leisure

A Gentleman of Leisure - The Everyman Wodehouse

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Synopsis

In this comic novel - dedicated to Douglas Fairbanks, who starred in the stage version - Jimmy Pitt, man-about-town and former newspaper hound, takes a bet that he cannot commit burglary. He finds breaking and entering easy enough, but then discovers that he has forced his way into the home of a tough New York policeman. Naturally, Captain McEachern has a beautiful daughter and problems of his own. The complications which ensue from their meeting, involving a rich cast of Wodehousean characters from both sides of the Atlantic, create one of his most amusing and light-hearted early novels.

Book information

ISBN: 9781841591230
Publisher: Everyman
Imprint: Everyman
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.912
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Sales rank: 16458
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 368g
Height: 194mm
Width: 139mm
Spine width: 27mm