The story tells of how unscrupulous millionaire Benjamin Scobell decides to build a casino on the small Mediterranean island of Mervo, dragging in the unwitting heir to the throne to help. Little does he know that his stepdaughter Betty has a history with the young man John Maude, and his schemes lead to a rift between the newly-reunited pair.
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P. G. Wodehouse (1881 1975) spent much of his life in Southampton, New York, but was born in England and educated in Surrey. He became an American citizen in 1955. In a literary career spanning more than seventy years, he published more than ninety books and twenty film scripts, and collaborated on more than thirty plays and musical comedies.Review:
“To open almost any of Wodehouse’s books is to open a door into endless summer.” (Michael Dirda - The Wall Street Journal)
Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own.” (Evelyn Waugh)
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Book Description Classic Books, 2000. Library Binding. Book Condition: Brand New. 9.20x6.10x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0742632474