Young neighbours and fellow-writers Ashe Marson and Joan Valentine, newly met and both in need of a change of direction, find themselves drawn down to Blandings, for various reasons attempting to retrieve a scarab belonging to an American millionaire, absent-mindedly purloined by Lord Emsworth. Once within the Castle’s idyllic walls, despite impersonating servants, romance cannot help but blossom; meanwhile, Freddie Threepwood, engaged to the millionaire’s daughter, is worried about some incriminating letters....
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Adams adventure Aline Peters Aline's Arundell Street Ashe Marson Ashe's Beach bedroom began Blandings Castle butler Cheops cigar collection Colonel Horace Mant conversation dashed dear Baxter dinner door Earl of Emsworth Efficient Baxter eyes face fact father feeling fellow felt Freddie Threepwood Freddie's George Emerson girl going Gridley Quayle hall hand happened Honorable Freddie Honorable Frederick Threepwood hour house party Joan Valentine Joan's Jones Judson lady's maid laughed London look Lord Emsworth Lord Stockheath lordship Mainprice Market Blandings marry mean mind Miss Peters Miss Valentine Miss Willoughby morning museum never paint Preston Peters recollect remember Rupert Baxter scarab seemed servants shoe sleep smile sort speak stairs stood story suppose talk tell There's thing thought told took trying Twemlow valet voice waiting walking wand of death wonder word young