When Jeeves's employer plays matchmaker, terrifying misunderstandings ensue, until the indomitable Jeeves saves the day. No wonder the British lost the war with the American colonies.
The feather-brained Bertie Wooster complicates his life by interceding with the predatory Madeline Bassett on behalf of his friend Gussie Fink-Nottle and finds himself entangled in terrifying misunderstandings. In the mounting storm clouds on the Wooster horizon there is but one ray of comfort: the presence of Jeeves, steadfast and reassuring. No cause has ever been lost while Jeeves was around, and in this uproarious novel the mastermind rises effortlessly to the occasion.
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Steadfast, reassuring Jeeves is back, and in this uproarious novel his superior mind rises effortlessly to the occasion. "Everything is just mildly idiotic, and there is lots of purely physical comedy, and lots of conversation."--NewsweekFrom the Back Cover:
A Bertie and Jeeves classic, featuring an Alpine hat, a black amber statuette, and the dreaded Totleigh Towers.
In Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves, Bertie's newt-breeding friend Gussie Fink-Nottle must marry Madeline Bassett or Bertie will be obliged to take his place. Understandably, Bertie is aghast. It seems like certain suicide, but Jeeves must find a way to save his employer from the clutches of the drippy Madeline. If he fails, Bertie's bachelor days -- not to mention Jeeves's leisure time -- will be at an end.
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