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Summary

Frederick, Earl of Ickenham, remains young at heart. So it is for him the act of a moment to lean out of the Drones Club window with a catapult and ping the silk top-hat off his grumpy in-law, the distinguished barrister Sir Raymond Bastable - but unfortunately things don't end there. The sprightly earl finds that his action has inspired a scandalous bestseller and a film script - but this is as nothing compared with the entangled fates of the couples that surround him.

In this delightful novel by the master of comic fiction, Uncle Fred will discover that only he, with his fabled sweetness and light can save the day.

©1987 The Estate of P.G. Wodehouse (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Another Good Yarn

Another good yarn from the much loved Wodehouse starring Lord Emsworth in the title role and full of the usual comic twists and turns. Expertly read too, egad,what!

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Brilliant

Absolutely delightful. Great fun with a perfect narrator. I was smiling from start to finish.

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Nothing better

Unique words at least fifteen when all I want to say is I loved this book

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  • 29-12-16

Top rate Wodehouse!

Wodehouse at his very best! Great book, great narrator. Uncle Fred in top form! What more could one ask for?

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  • Jennifer
  • 11-01-14

Awesome! LOL!!

This had me snorting with laughter - I highly recommend! It is a fast-paced, twisty comedy with lots of Wodehouse's snappy dialogue. The narration is excellent.