Bill the Conqueror

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Everyman, 2008 - England - 366 pages
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Sir George was disappointed in his son, he was not a chip off the old block and lacked the aggressive drive required of a business tycoon. So why not marry him off to Felicia she has plenty of spark and could manage any man, all was going well until the arrival from New York of Bill West.

Felicia - a sprightly girl calculated to put the stuffing into any man - is about to be married off to the dreary Roderick Pyke when Bill arrives from New York and she suddenly recognizes in him the man for whom she should forsake all others.

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User Review  - Michael Bafford - Goodreads

Classic Plum in the best traditions of Blandings and Jeeves. Bill is a typical Wodehouse imbecile with little ambition or energy. Fortunately he has a good woman to crank him up and finally get him ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Nobody else writes like this. Read full review

About the author (2008)

PG Wodehouse was born on the 15th October 1881 in Guildford, Surrey, England

He was educated at Dulwich College between 1894 & 1900, and in 1900 he entered the employ of the Hong Kong & Shanghai bank at 80 per year. He began writing articles for various newspapers & periodicals

In 1902 he resigned from the bank, and in the same year his 1st novel The Pothunters was published. 'Plum' then wrote many highly successful novels as well as musicals, and in 1929 he signed a contract to work as a screenwriter in Hollywood

After several years in Britain, he moved back to to the USA permanently.

In 1974 his last complete novel Aunts aren't Gentlemen was published, and in 1975 he was knighted by the Queen.

On the 14th Feb 1975 Plum died in hospital "after a good morning's work on his latest novel"

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