The Pothunters - Everyman's Library P G WODEHOUSE (Hardback)
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The Pothunters - Everyman's Library P G WODEHOUSE (Hardback)

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Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 26/03/2010
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When someone breaks into the cricket pavilion and steals two silver cups, the whole school is agog. Could it possibly be an inside job? Nothing less than the honour of St Austin's is at stake, not to mention the reputation of Jim Thomson, an excellent athlete with a talent for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.In this charming novel of school life, the first book he published, Wodehouse demonstrates right away a talent for story telling and characterisation, not to mention a sharp ear for the inflections of schoolboy speech, still recognisable after more than a century. But what marks the story out from others of the same sort are the many humorous touches which hint at a master of comedy in the making.

Publisher: Everyman
ISBN: 9781841591674
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 256 g
Dimensions: 195 x 138 x 20 mm


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"The handsome bindings are only the cherry on top of what is already a cake without compare." * Evening Standard *
"Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in" * Evelyn Waugh *

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“Wooster Source”

While it would be lovely to record that Wodehouse’s first book burst upon the literary world in 1902 like a thunderclap, the truth is that few people, outside its intended readership of public schoolboys, would have... More

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