Keywords: Humorous Stories

Finding Audrey

Finding Audrey


Sophie Kinsella

ISBN: 9781448196845
Year of publication: 2015

Contents About the BookTitle Page Dedication Finding Audrey About the Author Also by Sophie Kinsella Copyright About the Book Audrey cant leave the house. She cant even take off her dark glasses inside the house. Then her brothers friend Linus stumbles into her life. With his friendly orange-slice smile, and his funny notes, he starts to entice Audrey out again well, Starbucks is a start. And with Linus at her side, Audrey feels like she can do things shed thought were too scary. Suddenly, ...

Keywords: Family General Humorous Stories Juvenile Fiction Love & Romance Social Issues
Big Mouth

Big Mouth


Deborah Halverson

ISBN: 9780375849046
Year of publication: 2008

Big Mouth by Deborah Halverson For my sweet men Bus Driver, Tom the Trash Truck Driver, and Tractor Man, whose amazing napping skills made writing this book possible DISCLAIMER: Do not try speed-eating at home. The author and Random House do not advocate speed-eating except for people eighteen or older, and then only in a controlled environment with appropriate rules and with an emergency medical technician present. The author and Random House are against at-home training of any kind and ...

Keywords: & & Emotions Feelings Fiction Humorous Stories Juvenile Fiction Juvenile Nonfiction Self-Esteem Self-Reliance Social Issues
Uneasy Money

Uneasy Money


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

UNEASY MONEY By P. G. Wodehouse 1 In a day in June, at the hour when London moves abroad in quest of lunch, a young man stood at the entrance of the Bandolero Restaurant looking earnestly up Shaftesbury Avenuea large young man in excellent condition, with a pleasant, good-humoured, brown, clean-cut face. He paid no attention to the stream of humanity that flowed past him. His mouth was set and his eyes wore a serious, almost a wistful expression. He was frowning slightly. One would have said ...

Keywords: Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction British -- United States -- Fiction Humorous stories Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Love stories New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Three Men and a Maid

Three Men and a Maid


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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Year of publication: 0

THREE MEN AND A MAID by P. G. WODEHOUSE 1921 CHAPTER ONE Through the curtained windows of the furnished apartment which Mrs. Horace Hignett had rented for her stay in New York rays of golden sunlight peeped in like the foremost spies of some advancing army. It was a fine summer morning. The hands of the Dutch clock in the hall pointed to thirteen minutes past nine those of the ormolu clock in the sitting-room to eleven minutes past ten those of the carriage clock on the bookshelf to fourteen ...

Keywords: Humorous stories
The Swoop! or How Clarence Saved England. A Tale of the Great Invasion

The Swoop! or How Clarence Saved England. A Tale of the Great Invasion


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE SWOOP or How Clarence Saved England A Tale of the Great Invasion by P. G. Wodehouse 1909 PREFACE It may be thought by some that in the pages which follow I have painted in too lurid colours the horrors of a foreign invasion of England. Realism in art, it may be argued, can be carried too far. I prefer to think that the majority of my readers will acquit me of a desire to be unduly sensational. It is necessary that England should be roused to a sense of her peril, and only by setting down ...

Keywords: Boy Scouts -- Fiction England -- Fiction Humorous stories Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction Satire
The Prince and Betty

The Prince and Betty


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE PRINCE AND BETTY by P. G. WODEHOUSE American edition 1912 CHAPTER I THE CABLE PROM MERVO A pretty girl in a blue dress came out of the house, and began to walk slowly across the terrace to where Elsa Keith sat with Marvin Rossiter in the shade of the big sycamore. Elsa and Marvin had become engaged some few days before, and were generally to be found at this time sitting together in some shaded spot in the grounds of the Keiths Long Island home. Whats troubling Betty, I wonder, said Elsa. ...

Keywords: Humorous stories
The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

The Man Upstairs and Other Stories


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE MAN UPSTAIRS AND OTHER STORIES by P. G. Wodehouse THE MAN UPSTAIRS There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Broughams attitude towards the knocking in the room above. In the beginning it had been merely a vague discomfort. Absorbed in the composition of her waltz, she had heard it almost subconsciously. The second stage set in when it became a physical pain like red-hot pincers wrenching her mind from her music. Finally, with a thrill in indignation, she knew it for what ...

Keywords: English Humorous stories
The Little Warrior

The Little Warrior


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE LITTLE WARRIOR by P. G. Wodehouse U.K. Title: Jill the Reckless CHAPTER ONE 1. Freddie Rooke gazed coldly at the breakfast-table. Through a gleaming eye-glass he inspected the revolting object which Parker, his faithful man, had placed on a plate before him. Parker His voice had a ring of pain. Sir Whats this Poached egg, sir. Freddie averted his eyes with a silent shudder. It looks just like an old aunt of mine, he said. Remove it He got up, and, wrapping his dressing-gown about his long ...

Keywords: Broadway (New York Humorous stories Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction Love stories Musicals -- Fiction N.Y.) -- Fiction Poor women -- Fiction
The Intrusion of Jimmy

The Intrusion of Jimmy


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE INTRUSION OF JIMMY BY P.G. WODEHOUSE CHAPTER I JIMMY MAKES A BET The main smoking-room of the Strollers Club had been filling for the last half-hour, and was now nearly full. In many ways, the Strollers, though not the most magnificent, is the pleasantest club in New York. Its ideals are comfort without pomp and it is given over after eleven oclock at night mainly to the Stage. Everybody is young, clean-shaven, and full of conversation: and the conversation strikes a purely professional ...

Keywords: British -- United States -- Fiction Burglary -- Fiction Humorous stories Love stories New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Police -- Family relationships -- Fiction
The Gold Bat

The Gold Bat


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE GOLD BAT by P. G. Wodehouse 1904 To THAT PRINCE OF SLACKERS, HERBERT WESTBROOK I THE FIFTEENTH PLACE Outside Dont be an idiot, man. I bagged it first. My dear chap, Ive been waiting here a month. When you fellows have quite finished rotting about in front of that bath dont let me detain you. Anybody seen that sponge Well, look herethis in a tone of compromiselets toss for it. All right. Odd man out. All of which, being interpreted, meant that the first match of the Easter term had just come ...

Keywords: Boys -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction English Humorous stories Schools -- Juvenile fiction Sports -- Juvenile fiction
The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories

The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE MAN WITH TWO LEFT FEET and Other Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE 1917 BILL THE BLOODHOUND Theres a divinity that shapes our ends. Consider the case of Henry Pifield Rice, detective. I must explain Henry early, to avoid disappointment. If I simply said he was a detective, and let it go at that, I should be obtaining the readers interest under false pretences. He was really only a sort of detective, a species of sleuth. At Staffords International Investigation Bureau, in the Strand, where he was ...

Keywords: English Humorous stories Short stories
The Girl on the Boat

The Girl on the Boat


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE GIRL ON THE BOAT BY P. G. WODEHOUSE ONE MOMENT Before my friend Mr. Jenkinswait a minute, Herbertbefore my friend Mr. Jenkins formally throws this book open to the public, I should like to say a few words. You, sir, and you, and you at the back, if you will kindly restrain your impatience.... There is no need to jostle. There will be copies for all. Thank you. I shall not detain you long. I wish to clear myself of a possible charge of plagiarism. You smile. Ah but you dont know. You dont ...

Keywords: Humorous stories
The Gem Collector

The Gem Collector


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2005

THE GEM COLLECTOR By P. G. WODEHOUSE Published in Ainslees Magazine, December 1909. CHAPTER I. The supper room of the Savoy Hotel was all brightness and glitter and gayety. But Sir James Willoughby Pitt, baronet, of the United Kingdom, looked round about him through the smoke of his cigarette, and felt moodily that this was a flat world, despite the geographers, and that he was very much alone in it. He felt old. If it is ever allowable for a young man of twenty-six to give himself up to ...

Keywords: Humorous stories
The Coming of Bill

The Coming of Bill


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

The Coming of Bill by P. G. Wodehouse 1920 BOOK ONE Chapter I A Pawn of Fate Mrs. Lora Delane Porter dismissed the hireling who had brought her automobile around from the garage and seated herself at the wheel. It was her habit to refresh her mind and improve her health by a daily drive between the hours of two and four in the afternoon. The world knows little of its greatest women, and it is possible that Mrs. Porters name is not familiar to you. If this is the case, I am pained, but not ...

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The Clicking of Cuthbert

The Clicking of Cuthbert


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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Year of publication: 0

THE CLICKING OF CUTHBERT by P. G. Wodehouse 1922 DEDICATION TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF JOHN HENRIE AND PAT ROGIE WHO AT EDINBURGH IN THE YEAR 1593 A.D. WERE IMPRISONED FOR PLAYING OF THE GOWFF ON THE LINKS OF LEITH EVERY SABBATH THE TIME OF THE SERMONSES, ALSO OF ROBERT ROBERTSON WHO GOT IT IN THE NECK IN 1604 A.D. FOR THE SAME REASON FORE This book marks an epoch in my literary career. It is written in blood. It is the outpouring of a soul as deeply seared by Fates unkindness as the pretty on ...

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