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A Man of Means - P. G. Wodehouse, C.H. Bovill
A Man of Means
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Please, sir, it's about my salary. His age was twenty-two and his name was Roland Bleke. Mr. Fineberg, at his word, drew himself together much as a British square at Waterloo must have drawn itself together at the sight of a squadron of cuirassiers. "Salary?" he cried. "What about it? What's the... show more
Please, sir, it's about my salary. His age was twenty-two and his name was Roland Bleke. Mr. Fineberg, at his word, drew himself together much as a British square at Waterloo must have drawn itself together at the sight of a squadron of cuirassiers. "Salary?" he cried. "What about it? What's the matter with it? You get it, don't you?" "Yes, sir, but --" "Well? Don't stand there like an idiot. What is it?" "It's too much." Mr. Fineberg's brain reeled. It was improbable that the millennium could have arrived with a jerk; on the other hand, he had distinctly heard one of his clerks complain that his salary was too large. . . .
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Format: Textbook
ISBN: 9780809592739 (0809592738)
ASIN: 9780809592739
Publisher: Wildside Press
Edition language: English
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Roland Bleke, the hapless lottery winner, repeatedly gets into scrapes, usually involving marriages he doesn't want to go through with, in this entertaining series of six short stories.Very humourous and pleasingly redolent of gentler times.
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