Written when he was 25, LOVE AMONG THE CHICKENS launched P.G. Wodehouse's career as a novelist and introduced the world to Uckridge, one of his most extraordinary inventions. Robert McCrum's introduction shows how this fascinating early book holds within it so many of the themes which Wodehouse was to make his own. This edition uses Wodehouse's 1920 revised edition of the 1906 original.
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Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse was born in 1881 in Guildford. Having spent his early years in Hong Kong he was sent to Dulwich College and worked as a banker, journalist and Broadway lyricist before embarking on his remarkable career as a novelist. He became an American citizen in 1955 and died in Southampton, New York on February 14 1975.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141187042
Book Description Penguin Classics. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0141187042 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1046800