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But there were several jarring moments where I suddenly remembered that th Do butlers burgle banks? The storyline is a bit of a tangle but it comes together.

If butlere knew Wodehoue but read this one blind you know what I mean! But, my surprise satisfaction is similar to when I dismissed the idea that a movie based on a Disney ride could be any good.

Wodehouse went to school at Dulwich College, where he did well at cricket. It also features his new butler Appleby who plans to rob the bank.

All ends well if a little relying on coincidence to extricate everyone from an incredible plot. Aug 23, Will rated it liked it Recommended to Will by: May 22, Ed rated it liked it.

Do Butlers Burgle Banks? by P.G. Wodehouse

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. The new owner of Bond’s Bank discovers that all is not what so should be in the bank’s accounting practices and realises that something drastic must occur the precarious financial situation is not to be discovered by the trustees. If Wodehouse wasn’t the master at comedy, I would probably rate this higher.


As I re-read them I will adjust the butles accordingly, if necessary, and add a proper review. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I don’t think this was the best one to read. A very light, entertaining morsel.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. General Sir Frederick Featherstone. At first he worked hard at his studies, but when he discovered that there would not be enough money to send him to university, his attention drifted.

A perfectly good example, though the ending was a little prefunctory. Google Books — Loading He appears only briefly here and there in the story. Become a LibraryThing Author. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Mar 25, Amrith rated it liked it. I will use this “review” for all the P. I loved this book. Btlers eluded police on both sides of the Atlantic and are about to embark on their latest scheme.

He was loved by everyone and wanted to stay loved, and the way to retain that universal esteem was to go on being Wallingford’s Lord Bountiful. Do Butlers Burgle Banks? Reread June On my burgel I enjoyed it just as much as the first time round, if not more. The Wodehouses were still there the next year, when the Germans rolled through, appropriating the villa, confiscating property, and arresting Wodehouse.

Inpartly to escape tax authorities, Wodehouse and his wife bought a villa in Le Touquet on the coast of France. I’ve never read any Wodehouse; this won’t be my last.

Jeeves —81 Blandings — From inside the book. Not top-notch Wodehouse in my opinion but still laugh-out-loud material. Feb 26, Meghna Sinha rated it butleds it. And be wary of your domestic help. My records only began inso I do not have a note of any I read before then. If the criminal mastermind Appleby had known this, he probably wouldn’t have insinuated his way into the temporary butler vacancy.


Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels butlerss short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of lyrics for some thirty musical comedies.

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Pretty much perfectly paced, except for the end, which felt more like a chapter ending than the end of a story or book. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Wodehouse – Do butlers burgle banks? It was fun, fluffy in the typical fluffy way of Wodehouse. Michael Bond, the inheritor of the Bond Bank, who ends up employing Appleby as his butler, is not quite in the pink of health.

For Horace is, in fact, not a butler at all but the best sort of gangster, prudently concealing himself in an English country house while hiding from his rivals. But there were several jarring moments where I suddenly remembered that this book was actually published in But I really liked Pirates of the Caribbean. Sean O’Casey famously called him “English literature’s performing flea”, a description that Wodehouse used as the title of a collection of his letters to a friend, Bill Townend.

Horace Appleby is a professional thief.