Gussie Fink-Nottle's knowledge of the common newt is unparalleled. Drop him in a pond of newts and his behaviour will be exemplary, but introduce him to a girl and watch him turn pink, yammer, and suddenly stampede for great open spaces.
Captain Biggar, big-game hunter and all round tough guy, should make short work of the two bookies who have absconded with his winnings after a freak double made him a fortune. But on this occasion Honest Patch Perkins and his clerk are not as they seem.
Eine Kollektion der Sonderklasse: Da ist Galahad Threepwood, der aristokratische Bonvivant und Anekdotenonkel, der die Verwandtschaft mit der Drohung in Schach hält, er werde seine saftigen Memoiren doch noch in Druck geben.
As a peer of the realm, Clarence, Ninth Earl of Emsworth, has an occasional duty to leave the Empress of Blandings, surely the most considerable pig in the whole world, and travel to London for the opening of parliament.
Bertie Wooster looks pretty stylish in his new Tyrolean hat – or so he thinks: others, notably Jeeves, disagree. But when Bertie embarks on an errand of mercy to Totleigh Towers, things get quickly out of control and he’s going to need all the help.
If you come into a lot of money, life becomes easier, right? No, wrong – at least not for Sally Nicholas, whose generosity of spirit immediately runs into all the slings and arrows outrageous fortune can send.
Mentre il musicista americano George Bevan, in preda a una "scontentezza sublime", sta meditando sul "mondo schifoso" e monotono dove "non succede niente e mai succedera`", la bella e giovane lady Maud Marshmoreton...