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Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England, UK. The secretary and the love interest of Mr. Jun 19, Suzannah rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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General Sir Frederick Featherstone. Not wanting to overly provoke a man who carries a gun Appleby things that maybe a job down the country might be just the thing.
Most of the book is the set up for the titular action. If butlers can rob banks, your maid will definitely not have any qualms about flinching some money from your wallet. View all 6 comments. Dec 25, Valentina rated it liked it.
Surprise enjoyment for this novel is I didn’t start with very high expectations for this book. The Butlers Burgle Banks? I’m sure that through this great site I will joyfully find at least a few Vurgle have not read, and be able to track them down.
Do Butlers Burgle Banks?
But there were several jarring moments where I suddenly remembered that this book was actually published in The ending bulters arguably a little over-extended, but on the whole, this is a smashing Wodehouse yarn, and one of my favorite of his stand-alone novels.
The bank in question is owned by Mike Bond, who recently inherited it from his uncle Horace.
Mike’s uncle Hugo was a generous benefactor and Appleby is convinced the bank is ripe for picking. Sep 29, Maureen E ro it liked it Shelves: Jun 30, Phillip rated it really liked it Shelves: Not Wodehouse’s best, but a pleasant read.
Add to Your books. The characters were crafted meticulously as was the author’s wont.
A complex and unlikely plot features Mike Bond, the almost ruined owner nurgle Bond’s Bank. This is a delightful and completely implausible tale of the burglary of a small town British bank.
A very light, entertaining morsel. Mar 25, Amrith rated it liked it. That said, the ending is a bit too forced in this book, and it does take away some of the shine off the book when you flip over the last page, though the story in itself is quite hilarious buggle will have you laughing from pretty much the starting.
I read them all so long ago and enjoyed them so much that I have given them all 5 stars.
Do Butlers Burgle Banks? by P.G. Wodehouse
The women in this story are horrible. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But, I would say it is as good as Laughing Gaswhich I burble a lot.
I like the Wodehouse Criminal Mastermind character – co out as a villain, elderly and itching to reform, becoming a darling and spreading sweetness and light by the end. If Wodehouse wasn’t the master at comedy, I would probably rate this higher.
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The other option, Mike getting injured, but not killed, to get insurance money, is also pursued by a business associate of Mike’s. The plot surprised me though because it vurgle rather different from Wodehouse’s usual love triangle plot.
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