Plum Pie


Plum Pie

"Plum Pie" is a collection of nine short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the UK on September 22 1966 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the U.S. on December 1 1967 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.

All stories except one belong to a large bag of P. G. Wodehouse regular series: one Jeeves, one golf story, one Blandings, one Ukridge, two Drones Club member Bingo Little, one Mr Mulliner, and one longer Freddie Threepwood novella.

Contents

# "Jeeves and the Greasy Bird" (Jeeves)
# "Sleepy Time" (golf story)
# "Sticky Wicket at Blandings" (Blandings Castle)
# "Ukridge Starts a Bank Account" (Ukridge)
# "Bingo Bans the Bomb" (Drone Bingo Little with Freddie Widgeon))
# "Stylish Stouts" (Drone Bingo Little)
# "George and Alfred" (Mr Mulliner)
# "A Good Cigar Is a Smoke"
# "Life with Freddie" (Drone Freddie Threepwood novella)

Most of the stories had previously appeared in "Argosy" in the UK, and in "Playboy" or "The Saturday Evening Post" in the U.S.; the UK version included some extra notes and interspersions between the stories.

ee also

* List of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, categorised by series

References

; Sources consulted

* cite web
author = Midkiff, Neil
title = "The Wodehouse short stories"
work = P. G. Wodehouse pages
url = http://home.earthlink.net/~nmidkiff/pgw/story.html
accessdate = 2007-07-22

External links

* [http://wodehouse.ru/88.htm The Russian Wodehouse Society's page] , with lists of characters


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