(1935 - 1992)
John Alcorn was an American commercial artist and designer, and an illustrator of children’s books. He created numerous book jackets and paperback covers, and his work appeared in many major exhibits.
Biffen’s Millions (1964)
When Edmund Biffen Pike inherits his godfather’s millions, it’s on condition he is not arrested - something he finds it hard to avoid as he has a compulsion to sock every policeman he meets. Fortunately his sister Kay and Jerry Shoesmith rally round.
Gally, as he is known to his friends, displays a sure hand in reuniting sundered hearts and fending off predatory old flames to bring peace once more to the sacred abode of the Empress of Blandings.
Do Butlers Burgle Banks? (1968)
Bond’s Bank has been rendered insolvent and the inspectors are due, so Mike Bond hires a butler to burgle the Bank to throw the inspectors off. Little does he know that the butler is actually one of America’s hottest gangsters.
Doctor Sally (1932)
Dr. Sally Smith doesn’t think Bill Bannister is serious enough, and besides what about Lottie Higgenbotham? With a little help from their friends, all comes right in the end. This is the novelization of Good Morning, Bill, a play written by Wodehouse based on a Hungarian original by Ladislaus Fodor. It is included in the collection The Crime Wave at Blandings.