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Indiscretions Of Archie

By: P.G. Wodehouse
Published By: Double9 Books
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By P. G. Wodehouse, there is a book called Indiscretions of Archie. Englishman Archie Moffam lives in New York. He has a kind heart but a limited, if not nonexistent, cerebral capacity, much like Bertie Wooster. He does not have a private income, unlike Bertie. He was a First World War soldier. While visiting New York, he harshly criticizes the staff of the Cosmopolis Hotel, turning Daniel Brewster, the hotel's owner, against him. He meets, falls in love with, and weds Lucille, Brewster's daughter, on a subsequent trip to Miami. Brewster does not feel happy. Archie's attempts to atone for his wrongdoing by getting a job and buying Brewster a pricey piece of art fail miserably. Archie continues to engage in inappropriate behavior.
In addition to helping "The Sausage Chappie," an old wartime friend who has lost his memory and forgotten his own identity, he offers advice to Bill, Lucille's brother, who frequently dates women his father disapproves of. He irritates Mrs. Cora Bates McCall, a vegetarian and proponent of good eating, by convincing her son to participate in a pie-eating competition. A further incident with an artwork further angers Brewster. He eventually appeases the elderly snob by informing him that he is soon to become a grandfather.

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P.G. Wodehouse

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE, was a comic author who experienced huge success during a career of more than seventy years and continues to be broadly read over 40 years after his death. He was an English writer and one of the most comprehensively read humorists of the 20th century. Born in Guildford on 15 October 1881, the son of a British Magistrate established in Hong Kong, Wodehouse spent happy teenage years at Dulwich College. Later he worked for the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank in London for two years. He wrote part-time while working in the bank, usually proving successful enough to take it up as a full-time profession. He was a journalist with The Globe (an inactive English newspaper) for several years before usually going to Hollywood, where he earned huge amount as a screenwriter. He was a creative author, writing 96 books in a career scaling from 1902-1975. His works consist of novels, collections of short stories, and a musical comedy. He is best well-known as the creator of Jeeves. He passed on 14 February 1975 in New York, United States.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 218 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357278273
  • ISBN-13: 9789357278270
  • Item Weight: 261.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.2 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Humorous