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Do butlers burgle banks?

Mike Bond has recently inherited Bond’s Bank from his late uncle. When he examines the bank’s books, he is horrified to discover that his uncle had been embezzling from the bank for years in order to Almost as good as Jeeves, though not quite.

A complex and unlikely plot features Mike Bond, the almost ruined owner of Bond’s Bank. It also features his new butler Appleby who plans to rob the bank Wodehouse was born in His father was a magistrate in Hong Kong and his mother was staying with a sister in Guildford when he was born.


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The infant Wodehouse returned with her to Hong Kong, but was shipped back to England with his older brothers two years later to be brought up by a nanny. Wodehouse went to school at Dulwich College, where he did well at cricket. At first he worked hard at his studies, but when he discovered that there would not be enough money to send him to university, his attention drifted. He had begun writing at the age of seven and so began contributing to numerous papers and magazines.

Wodehouse had published his first book by He made his first trip to America in and by was coming regularly.

Inpartly to escape tax authorities, Wodehouse and his wife bought a villa in Le Touquet on the coast of France. The Wodehouses were still there the next year, when the Germans rolled through, appropriating the villa, confiscating property, and arresting Wodehouse. Wodehouse was in various German camps for about a year; he was released in just shy of his sixtieth birthday and was allowed butlrrs go to Berlin.

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It was there that he recorded five radio talks to be broadcast to America and England. The talks themselves were completely innocuous, but the response back home was betrayed.

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No one ever forgot the radio talks, even though Wodehouse was cleared of any propoganda. He was awarded a knighthood intwo months before he died Wodehouse is widely regarded as one of the greatest humorists of the 20th century, and and wrote nearly novels and collections of short stories, as well so plays, musicals and song lyrics.

He died on February 14, at 93 years of age.

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Do butlers burgle banks? Simon and Schuster- Fiction – pages. From inside the book. Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Snippet view – Do Butlers Burgle Banks?