Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit Hardback
When Bertie Wooster goes to stay with his Aunt Dahlia at Brinkley Court and find himself engaged to the imperious Lady Florence Craye, disaster treatens from all sides.
While Florence tries to cultivate his mind, her former fiance, hefty policeman Stilton Cheesewright, threatens to beat his body to a pulp, and her new admirer, the bleating poet percy Gorringe, tries to borrow a thousand pounds.
To cap it all, Bertie has incurred the disapproval of Jeeves by growing a moustach, thus alienating the only man who can save him from his trip to the altar.
Throw in a disappearing pearl necklace, Aunt Dahlia's magazine Milady's Boudir, her cook Anatole, the Drones' dart match, and Mr and Mrs L.
G. Trotter from Liverpool, and you have all the ingredients for a classic Wodehouse farce.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 231 pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 01/09/2001
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781841591018
- Paperback from £6.65
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Review by Greatrakes
I love Wodehouse. This one features Stilton Cheesewright, Florence Cray, Aunt Dahlia, The Trotters, a cosh, a fake pearl necklace and <i>Milady's Boudoir</i>. A classic Jeeves and Wooster tale with all of Wodehouse's wonderful wordplay. Wodehouse must have been a very clever and well read man, to mangle Latin tags and allusions to the classics quite like Wooster does, means the author knowing them all in the first place.