(1949 - )
Born in London to Polish parents, Andrzej Klimowski is a prolific designer of posters and dust jackets.
Blandings Castle (2002)
A collection of a dozen short stories about Lord Emsworth and his Blandings estate.
Bring on the Girls (2014)
Plum (lyrics) and Guy (book) reminisce about their years as kings of Broadway musical comedy. This is the revised text from the 1954 Herbert Jenkins, Ltd. edition.
Carry On, Jeeves! (2003)
A collection of short stories about Bertie Wooster and his gentleman’s personal gentleman Jeeves.
The Clicking of Cuthbert (2002)
A collection of golf stories narrated by the Oldest Member.
Cocktail Time (2004)
When Pongo’s Uncle Fred knocks off Sir Raymond ‘Beefy’ Bastable’s top hat with a Brazil nut he starts something
The Code of the Woosters (2000)
Bertie is commanded by his good aunt Dahlia to obtain, at all costs, including skulduggery, a silver cow creamer. At the same time he must guide the nuptials of Gussie Fink-Nottle and Madeline Bassett to a successful conclusion. Affairs are further complicated by Stiffy Byng, Stinker Pinker and assorted villains, including the infamous Spode. When all seems lost, Jeeves rides to the rescue.
The Coming of Bill (2005)
The story of Ruth and Kirk and their offspring Bill and how they overcame riches and a particularly poisonous busybody Aunt to find happiness.
Company for Henry (2012)
Jane’s Uncle Henry is possessed of an ancestral seat which he would be happy to be rid of and a certain seventeenth century French paperweight that his American cousin covets for his collection.
A Damsel in Distress (2003)
When American composer George Bevan falls in love with a young English woman who takes refuge in his taxi, he loses no time in tracking her to her ancestral home. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
Do Butlers Burgle Banks? (2005)
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 (2008)
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.
Eggs, Beans and Crumpets (2010)
A baker’s dozen of the Master’s best, including Ukridge and Bingo Little among others.
A Few Quick Ones (2009)
|Ten short stories, one featuring Jeeves.|
French Leave (2013)
The story of three American sisters and their adventures in France. Based on a play ‘Three Blind Mice’ by Guy Bolton.
Frozen Assets (2010)
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.
Full Moon (2006)
Matrimonial games are afoot at Blandings Castle, to the 9th Earl’s disgust.
Galahad at Blandings (2009)
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.
A Gentleman of Leisure (2003)
A wealthy New York batchelor falls in love on an Atlantic crossing. While burgling a house to fulfill a bet, he meets the girl again. A year later their paths cross in England and he proposes, but as P.G. Wodehouse is in charge, the course of true love does not run smooth. The novel was made into a play ‘After the Show’ by Wodehouse and Herbert Westbrook and filmed several times.
The Girl in Blue (2011)
The plot revolves around a Gainsborough miniature, lovers (star-crossed), butlers, yeggs, etc, etc, etc.
The Girl on the Boat (2007)
Wilhemina ‘Billie’ Bennet is on her way to England. Three of her suitors are aboard. Who will win through?
The Gold Bat (2011)
A tale of Wrykyn, an English ‘public’ school, cricket and certain pranks, one of which targeted the local MP.
The Head of Kay’s (1974)
Having been appointed head boy of Kay’s house against his will, Kennedy soon finds that it is something like taking over the running of Hades while Mephistopheles sat back and watched.
The Heart of a Goof (2006)
Nine short stories about golf narrated by the Oldest Member.
Heavy Weather (2002)
A sequel to Summer Lightning, Gally’s memoirs and the Empress are both in danger of theft by scheming visitors to Blandings Castle.
Hot Water (2003)
A wealthy American woman who wants a ‘dry’ senator to get her husband appointed ambassador to France is in possession of a letter the senator wrote to his bootlegger, a gang of jewelry thieves are interested in the woman’s diamonds, and two or three sets of lovers all foregather at the French resort of St. Roque.
Ice in the Bedroom (2011)
Leila Yorke takes a villa in Valley Fields next door to Freddy Widgeon, who just happens to be besotted of her secretary Sally Foster, so she can write her grey ‘Hardy/Gissing’ novel to astound the critics of her romance novels. Complications, as ever, ensue before the happy ending.
If I Were You (2013)
In a tip of the hat to Gilbert and Sullivan, P.G. Wodehouse presents Anthony, Fifth Earl of Droitwich and hairdresser Syd Price who may or may not have been switched by the nanny.
Indiscretions of Archie (2009)
Archie, a bankrupt Englishman brings his wife to her native New York to seek her father’s blessing (and a dowry would also be nice) and immediately gets into a row with a hotelier who turns out to be his father-in-law.
The Inimitable Jeeves (2007)
A collection of short stories about Bertie Wooster and Jeeves
Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit (2001)
Bertie finds himself once more at Brinkley Court, sampling the delights of Anatole’s cooking while attempting to help Aunt Dahlia sell off her magazine.
Jeeves in the Offing (2002)
Bertie reads the engagement announcements in the Times and discovers to his horror that he is once again engaged to Bobbie Wickham. There are wheels within wheels of course and to cap it all Jeeves is off on his annual vacation so Bertie must struggle alone against overwhelming odds that include his old headmaster as well as Sir Roderick Glossop the alienist. Can Jeeves be fetched in time to save the day?
Jill the Reckless (2005)
Jill loses her money and her fiance, goes to America, makes some money, invests it in a play that fails, Wally Mason, who has loved her since she was a child, fixes it and she has a successful play and a husband.
Joy in the Morning (2002)
Bertie Wooster is in the thick of it, fending off Florence Cray, shepherding an American millionaire, dodging PC Stilton Cheewright, burned out of his cottage by Edwin the Boy Scout, but with the help of Jeeves he wins through and ‘Joy Cometh in the Morning.’
Laughing Gas (2002)
Reggie, Earl of Havershot switches places with Joey Cooley, golden-tressed child actor. Further mayhem, including kidnapping and pants-kicking ensues before the two come to themselves and all turns out well.
Leave it to Psmith (2003)
Psmith leaves his teaching job and goes to Blandings Castle disguised as a Canadian minor poet to help Mike Jackson by stealing Lady Constance’s diamond necklace, and steals himself a wife. Read online at Hathitrust.
The Little Nugget (2006)
The Little Nugget is Ogden Ford, object of kidnappers employed by his mother, who is divorced from his father, who has also employed kidnappers to keep him away from his mother’s bad influence and then there is White, the school butler who is a self-employed kidnapper, in it only for the money.
Lord Emsworth and Others (2002)
Seven short stories from the Master, including the title story set at Lord Emsworth’s castle and one starring Bingo Little.
Louder and Funnier (2015)
A collection of essays written by P.G. Wodehouse when he was drama critic of Vanity Fair.
Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge makes his first appearance in this novel. He persuades his friend Jeremy Garnet, an Old Wrykynian, to join him and his wife in a chicken ranch. Jeremy meets Phyllis Derrick on the train to Lyme Regis and sets out to win her. Wodehouse rewrote the book and it was re-published in 1921.
The Luck of the Bodkins (2002)
Monty Bodkin bought the Mickey Mouse doll with the removable head for his fiancee Gertrude Butterwick, but his brother’s boss, head of Superba-Llewellyn Motion Pictures has a more urgent need for it.
The Luck Stone (2014)
Originally written in 1908 and published in a British magazine, Chums, this is a school story with plenty of blood-and-thunder.
A collection of short stories that appeared in magazines such as The Strand, Cosmopolitan, and Collier’s.
The Man with Two Left Feet (2009)
A collection of short stories that first appeared in magazines such as The Strand, The Saturday Evening Post, McClure’s and Collier’s. Bertie Wooster and Jeeves make their first appearance in ‘Extricating Young Gussie.’
Meet Mr. Mulliner (2002)
Nine short stories narrated by Mr. Mulliner, he of the many nephews. These originally appeared in The Strand and Liberty magazines.
Mike and Psmith (2012)
Originally published as the second part of Mike. On his first day at his new public school Mike meets Psmith, the P is silent, a superannuated Etonian.
Mike at Wrykyn (2011)
In Mike at Wrykyn Mike Jackson wins his first XI colors at Wrykyn in his first year, as set forth in the first part of the serialization of this novel ‘Jackson Junior,’ but two years later his father rusticates him to Sedleigh due to his poor marks. It is there that he meets Psmith as further chronicled in Enter Psmith (Mike and Psmith) and ‘The Lost Lambs’ determine to rag the cricket team, until an epic fight with the captain, Adair, leads Mike to change his mind.
While everyone is on August holiday, England’s enemies take the opportunity to invade her. Only Clarence and his boy scout troop stand in their way.
Wodehouse later adapted this short novel to America as The Military Invasion of America, A Remarkable Tale of the German-Japanese Invasion of 1915 published in Vanity Fair in 1915.
Money for Nothing (2007)
John Carroll is in love with Pat Wyvern, but his uncle and her father are at loggerheads. Another nephew, Hugh Carmody needs money and enlists a gang of crooks to steal the heirlooms, but all comes right in the end.
Money in the Bank (2005)
Lord Uffenham has forgotten where he put the diamonds. Meanwhile he is working as a butler for his tenant who has turned Shipley Hall into a health farm. His niece Anne is engaged to the wrong man, but finds Jeff in the end. This novel was written while P.G. Wodehouse was in a German internment camp during World War II.
Mr. Mulliner Speaking (2005)
A collection of short stories narrated by Mr. Mulliner. Three feature Bobbie Wickham.
Much Obliged, Jeeves (2004)
Brinkley Manor is overwhelmed with guests for the by election in Market Snodsbury and Bertie and Jeeves are in attendance to try to sort things out. The sacred Book of Revelations of the Junior Ganymede Club is in peril but -- Jeeves to the rescue.
Mulliner Nights (2003)
A collection of short stories narrated by Mr. Mulliner. Wodehouse seems to have been thinking much on the comedic possibilities of the higher clergy at this time.
My Man Jeeves (2006)
A collection of short stories, four about Bertie Wooster and Jeeves. Some of the others were later re-written as Bertie and Jeeves stories. These all first appeared in The Strand, some were published in The Saturday Evening Post. Not published in America, six of the eight stories were reprinted in Carry On, Jeeves.
Not George Washington (2014)
An autobiographical novel about a young Englishman breaking into the literary world in London.
Nothing Serious (2008)
A series of short stories including among others Bingo Little, Ukridge, and Lord Emsworth.
The Old Reliable (2011)
A collection of characters congregate in and around the mansion of former silent screen star Adela Shannon Cork. The right man gets the right girl in the end. This novel was derived from a play, which was derived from the novel Spring Fever.
P.G. Wodehouse reminisces about his career in America.
Monty is putting in his second year of servitude to Ivor Llewellyn to earn Gertrude Butterwick’s hand when he discovers that Sandy Miller is really the one for him. The usual gang of crooks is prowling around Mrs. Llewellyn’s pearls and get what they deserve.
A Pelican at Blandings (2010)
Lord Emsworth harassed by self-invited Dukes and sisters, young hearts that are sundered and crooks on the prowl summons Galahad to the rescue.
Comprises a selection of the letters Wodehouse wrote to Townend over a period of more than thirty years.
Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Jimmy Crocker’s father has married into money and he gets too large an allowance for his own good. Fortunately Ann Chester arrives from America and takes him in hand.
Pigs Have Wings (2000)
The Shropshire Agricultural Show is coming up and it is pig stealing time as Gally grabs Sir Gregory Parsloe’s Queen of Matchingham and George Cyril Wellbeloved, former pigman to Lord Emsworth, now in Parsloe’s employ goes for the Empress of Blandings. Will either porker show or will the title go to a dark pig?
Plum Pie (2008)
A collection of short stories starring favorite Wodehouse characters, including Bertie Wooster and Jeeves, Bingo Little, and Freddie Threepwood.
The Pothunters (2009)
The sports trophies are missing from the pavilion and Jim Thomson is under suspicion since he did hurl a rock through the window preparatory to his own burglary, which was aimed soley at recovering his notes for an examination scheduled for the next morning.
The cover image above is from the 1986 edition.
A Prefect’s Uncle (2010)
When Alan Gethryn’s uncle joins his house as a junior, embarrassing situations arise for the head of Leicester’s house.
The Prince and Betty (2015)
Betty Silver is attracted to John Maude, but when her stepfather orders her to marry him she runs away to New York and gets a job on a crusading newspaper. John follows her and the course of true love does not run smooth. The American edition includes material not in the British edition, which was later incorporated into Psmith Journalist.
Psmith in the City (2003)
Mike and Psmith go into the New Asiatic Bank. Mike gets called up to play cricket for his county and Psmith quits the bank as well to watch him. They both go up to Cambridge as the story ends.
Psmith Journalist (2008)
Mike and Psmith travel to America. While Mike is playing exhibition cricket matches in Philadelphia, Psmith stays in New York and goes to work at a newspaper, Cosy Moments. While the editor is away, Psmith and the acting editor decide to spice things up a bit with an anti-slumlord campaign. Gunplay ensues, but Psmith comes smiling through and returns with Mike to Cambridge. Published as a serial in 1910, the plot was combined with a love story to produce The Prince and Betty. This was the first independent book publication.
Quick Service (2004)
J.B. Duff, proprietor of the Paramount Ham wants the portrait of his old flame for an advertisement. Plenty of people fall all over themselves trying to steal it for him and a couple of them end up falling in love.
Right Ho, Jeeves (2000)
Aunt Dahlia, Gussie Fink-Nottle, Madeline Bassett, Tuppy Glossop and Bertie and Jeeves -- what you might call a Wodehouse full house.
Ring for Jeeves (2004)
Bertie Wooster is off learning to fend for himself while Jeeves fills in the time as a bookie of the silver ring. Those without money connect with them what does and sundered hearts beat as one. This novel is derived from a play written by Plum and Guy Bolton, Come On Jeeves.
Sam the Sudden (2007)
Sam Shotter falls in love with a picture in an English weekly magazine tacked up on the wall of a log cabin in Canada. When he finds himself living next door to her in Valley Fields he doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet.
Service with a Smile (2010)
Once again Lord Emsworth is troubled by Dukes and sisters. This time Uncle Fred kindly agrees to come down to Blandings to straighten things out - oh, and save the Empress from being sold down the river (Bucks).
The Small Bachelor (2013)
George Finch comes into some money and decides to move to New York and be a painter. He soon falls in love with Molly Waddington, but she comes with complicated relations, and there are crooks hovering around with their eye on her pearls.
Something Fishy (2008)
When the ex-butler Keggs informs one of the two remaining competitors for the payout of a ‘last son to be married’ tontine of its existence matters begin to get complicated in a hurry.
Something Fresh (2007)
In this, the first of the Castle Blandings saga, Lord Emsworth casually pockets a valuable scarab belonging one of his guests. Two thieves are brought in and Freddie Threepwood loses his fiancee before the happy ending.
Spring Fever (2004)
The Earl of Shortlands (who looks like a butler) and his butler (who, naturally, looks like an Earl) are competing for the hand of Mrs. Punter, the cook. There are two other couples at the Castle and Hollywood comes into it. Wodehouse made this novel into a play for E.E. Horton, which was not produced so he turned the play back into a novel, The Old Reliable.
Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (2012)
Gussie Fink-Nottle seems to have lost his affection for Madeline Bassett, meaning Bertie is on the hook again, so he rallies round, only to find himself deeper in the swamp. Fortunately Jeeves comes to the rescue, but at the price of Bertie’s alpine hat.
Summer Lightning (2003)
Galahad Threepwood is ensconced at Blandings Castle working on his memoirs while around him Ronnie Fish is stealing the Empress and various affairs of the heart are going awry.
Summer Moonshine (2003)
Joe wants to marry Jane and with the success of his play about his nasty stepmother sees his way clear, then the stepmother (a mittel european Princess) has the play pulled and Joe is left looking for a fairy godfather.
While every one is on August holiday England’s enemies take the opportunity to invade her. Only Clarence and his boy scout troop stand in their way. Wodehouse later adapted this short novel to America as The Military Invasion of America, A Remarkable Tale of the German-Japanese Invasion of 1915.
While everyone is on August holiday England’s enemies take the opportunity to invade her. Only Clarence and his boy scout troop stand in their way. Wodehouse later adapted this short novel to America as The Military Invasion of America, A Remarkable Tale of the German-Japanese Invasion of 1915.
Tales of St. Austin’s (2012)
A dozen ‘public school’ stories set at St. Austin’s.
A collection of ten short stories about Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, that self absorbed promoter of the impossible.
Uncle Dynamite (2007)
Pongo is engaged to the wrong girl, so Uncle Fred steps in to straighten things out. Policemen are pushed into ponds, that day at the dog races raises its ugly head again, but all ends well with the correct couples re-united.
Uncle Fred in the Springtime (2004)
The potty Duke of Dunstable turns up at Blandings Castle, and this time demands that Lord Emsworth make him a gift of the Empress of Blandings. Knowing his limitations Lord Emsworth reaches out to Uncle Fred and is not disappointed in the results.
Uneasy Money (2004)
Bill Dawlish is grateful to the eccentric American millionaire who leaves him his fortune, but does not want to disinherit his bee-keeping niece and goes to America to meet her. The British edition was cut considerably.
Very Good, Jeeves (2006)
Eleven short stories in which Jeeves exerts his powers to rescue the young master, Bertie Wooster, and his friends and relatives from various predicaments, chiefly matrimonial.
The White Feather (2013)
Sheen funks it when faced with fighting a townee and Wrykyn shuns him. He takes tuition and wins his class at Aldershot.