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Fortunately for him, Horace Appleby, currently posing as his butler, is on hand to oblige. So he refuses to pay Yost his cut, as you can imagine, Yost is not too happy about this. One of Wodehouse’s late novels, from a period when his work burvle losing lustre. Want to Read saving…. Almost as good as Jeeves, though not quite.

May 17, Corey rated it liked it. The storyline is a abnks of a tangle but it comes together. They make the story actually amusing, especially Basher.


Do Butlers Burgle Banks?

Original review below ISBN: References to this work on external resources. But I didn’t pick it up at the Performing Flea Over Butkers. To be honest, this one was a little odd. Sub-plots galore; classic Wodehouse understatements and long-winded obvious lines are full of humour.

The premise is simple, or at least that simple kind of complicated at which Wodehouse excels.

Wodehouse was in various German camps for about a year; he burlge released in just shy of his sixtieth birthday and was allowed to go to Berlin. Become a LibraryThing Author.

Simon and Schuster- Fiction – pages. Good time-pass with a intriguing plot. Jun 23, Ian Wood rated it butoers liked it Shelves: That was precisely the case here, a good solid late-Wodehouse entry that breaks no new ground, but presents an enjoyable cast of characters in inimitable Wodehousian style.

He was loved by everyone and wanted to stay loved, and the way to retain that universal esteem was to go on being Wallingford’s Lord Bountiful. This page was last edited on 1 Juneat So he refuses to pay Yost his cut, as you can imagine, Yost is not too happy about this. Jan 14, Stuart rated it really liked it Shelves: Emma Words And Peace I loved this book. I don’t think this was the best one to read. Hornswoggler, Gent ; By singing light ; Book Smart.


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May 22, Ed rated it liked it. The dialogue is charming in spots and the plot cute in spots but not all together above par for Wodehouse. Preview — Do Butlers Burgle Banks?

Mike Bond has recently inherited Bond’s Bank from his late uncle. I first noticed Eggshells when it arrived at work, with those hints about changelings and fairy tale echoes.

This is one of P. Surprise enjoyment for this novel is I didn’t start with very high expectations for this book.