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P. G. Wodehouse

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century. [1]

257 relations: A Few Quick Ones, A Gentleman of Leisure, A Gentleman of Leisure (1915 film), A. A. Milne, A. E. Housman, Alan Bennett, Aldwych Theatre, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Amah (occupation), Anthony Eden, Anthony Powell, Anything Goes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Arthur Herman Gilkes, Associated Press, Bachelors Anonymous, Beachcomber (pen name), Ben Jonson, Benny Green (saxophonist), Bernard Levin, Bertie Wooster, Bingo Little, Blandings Castle, Bobbie Wickham, Bridget D'Oyly Carte, Bring on the Girls!, Broadway theatre, Carry On, Jeeves, CBS, Charlie Chaplin, Chelsea, London, Citadel of Huy, Cole Porter, Collier's, Compton Mackenzie, Contemporary Authors, Cosmopolitan (magazine), Croydon, Cyril Connolly, Daily Mirror, Dame school, Dennis Barker, Deus ex machina, Dictionary of National Biography, Director of Public Prosecutions (England and Wales), Dorothy Dickson, Dorothy L. Sayers, Drones Club, Duff Cooper, ..., Dulwich College, E. F. Benson, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Earl of Kimberley, Edgar Wallace, Edwardian era, Edwardian musical comedy, Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Empress of Blandings, Evelyn Waugh, F. R. Leavis, Farce, Ferenc Molnár, Frances Donaldson, Baroness Donaldson of Kingsbridge, Frederick Lonsdale, Frederick Rosse, Galahad Threepwood, Gale (publisher), George Grossmith, Jr., George Orwell, Gerald Bordman, Gerald Clarke (author), Gestapo, Gilbert and Sullivan, Gilbert Frankau, Guernsey, Guildford, Gussie Fink-Nottle, Guy Bolton, H. H. Asquith, Hansard, Harold Wilson, Hôtel Le Bristol Paris, Heather Thatcher, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Herbert Warren Wind, Herbert Westbrook, Hilaire Belloc, Hotel Adlon, Hugh Walpole, Huy, Hypallage, Iain Sproat, Idylls of the King, In loco parentis, Inland Revenue, Internal Revenue Service, Internment, Ira Gershwin, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Jeeves, Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit, Jerome K. Jerome, Jerome Kern, John Bathurst Deane, John Hay Beith, John Milton, Joseph Chamberlain, Joseph Connolly (author), Joy in the Morning (Wodehouse novel), Kent, Knight Bachelor, Le Touquet, Leave It to Jane, Leave It to Psmith, Liège, Liège (province), Light music, Lille, Long Island, Loos, Nord, Lord Byron, Lord Emsworth, Lorenz Hart, Los Angeles Times, Love Among the Chickens, Lower Silesia, Malcolm Muggeridge, Malvern House Preparatory School, Manhattan, Mary Webb, Max Beerbohm, Mayfair, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, MI5, Michael Davie, Michael Joseph (publisher), Mickey Mouse, Mike (novel), Ministry of Information (United Kingdom), Money in the Bank (novel), Mr. Mulliner, Much Obliged, Jeeves, Music hall, National Review, New Jersey, New Year Honours, Not George Washington, Oh, Boy! (musical), Oh, Lady! Lady!!, Oldest Member (character), Order of the British Empire, Oscar Wilde, Over Seventy, Owen Hall, Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse, Oxford English Dictionary, P. G. von Donop, Patience (opera), Patrick Dean, Performing Flea, Peter Cazalet (racehorse trainer), Peveril of the Peak, Phoney War, Plum Pie, Pound sterling, Princess Theatre, New York City, Project MUSE, Psmith, Psmith in the City, Psmith, Journalist, Public School Magazine, Punch (magazine), Remsenburg, New York, Richard Grenville, Richard Rodgers, Richard Usborne, Richard Wodehouse, Right Ho, Jeeves, Robert A. Hall, Jr., Robert McCrum, Ronald Firbank, Rosalie (musical), Rowland Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer, Royal Navy, Royal Strand Theatre, Rudyard Kipling, Rupee, Rupert D'Oyly Carte, Saki, Sally (musical), Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sax Rohmer, School story, Schutzstaffel, Seán O'Casey, Secret Intelligence Service, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Seymour Hicks, Something Fresh, Southampton Hospital, Southampton, New York, St Nicolas' Church, Guildford, Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, Stephen Medcalf, Surrey, Teetotalism, The American Scholar (magazine), The Argus (Melbourne), The Beauty of Bath, The Bookman (London), The Cabaret Girl, The Captain (magazine), The Christian Science Monitor, The Code of the Woosters, The Coming of Bill, The Daily Telegraph, The Georgia Review, The Globe (London newspaper), The Globe By the Way Book, The Guardian, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, The Inimitable Jeeves, The Mating Season (novel), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Pothunters, The Prince and Betty (film), The Saturday Evening Post, The Strand Magazine, The Times, Theobald Mathew (lawyer), Thomas Love Peacock, Those Three French Girls, Thucydides, Tit-Bits, Tony Blair, Toszek, Ukridge (short stories), Uncle Dynamite, Uncle Fred in the Springtime, United States Department of War, University of Oxford, Upper East Side, Upper Silesia, Very Good Eddie, W. S. Gilbert, Wall Street Crash of 1929, Walter Scott, William Beach Thomas, William Connor, William Makepeace Thackeray, William Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Young Men in Spats. Expand index (207 more) »

A Few Quick Ones

A Few Quick Ones is a collection of ten short stories by P. G. Wodehouse.

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A Gentleman of Leisure

A Gentleman of Leisure is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.

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A Gentleman of Leisure (1915 film)

A Gentleman of Leisure is a surviving 1915 silent film comedy produced by Jesse Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

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A. A. Milne

Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems.

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A. E. Housman

Alfred Edward Housman (26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936), usually known as A. E. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad.

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Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author.

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Aldwych Theatre

The Aldwych Theatre is a West End theatre, located in Aldwych in the City of Westminster.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic.

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Amah (occupation)

An amah or ayah (ama, Amme, Medieval Latin: amma; or ayah Hindi: āyā or amma, aia, Latin: avia, Tagalog: yaya) is a girl or woman employed by a family to clean, look after children, and perform other domestic tasks.

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Anthony Eden

Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, (12 June 1897 – 14 January 1977) was a British Conservative politician who served three periods as Foreign Secretary and then a relatively brief term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957.

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Anthony Powell

Anthony Dymoke Powell, CH, CBE (21 December 1905 – 28 March 2000) was an English novelist best known for his twelve-volume work A Dance to the Music of Time, published between 1951 and 1975.

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Anything Goes

Anything Goes is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

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Arthur Herman Gilkes

Arthur Herman Gilkes MA, (1849 – 13 September 1922) was a noted educationalist, author, and clergyman, and was Master of Dulwich College from 1885 to 1914.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Bachelors Anonymous

Bachelors Anonymous is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1973 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 28 August 1974 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.

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Beachcomber (pen name)

Beachcomber was the nom de plume used by two humorous columnists, D. B. Wyndham Lewis and, chiefly, J. B. Morton, as authors of the Daily Express column "By the Way" in the period 1919–1975.

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Ben Jonson

Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637) was an English playwright, poet, actor, and literary critic of the seventeenth century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy.

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Benny Green (saxophonist)

Benny Green (9 December 1927, Leeds, Yorkshire – 22 June 1998) was a British jazz saxophonist, who was best known by the public for his radio shows and books.

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Bernard Levin

Henry Bernard Levin CBE (19 August 1928 – 7 August 2004) was an English journalist, author and broadcaster, described by The Times as "the most famous journalist of his day".

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Bertie Wooster

Bertram Wilberforce "Bertie" Wooster is a recurring fictional character in the Jeeves novels of British author P. G. Wodehouse.

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Bingo Little

Richard P. "Bingo" Little, Lord of Bittlesham, is a recurring fictional character from the Drones and the Jeeves stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a friend of Jeeves's master Bertie Wooster and a member of the Drones Club.

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Blandings Castle

Blandings Castle is a recurring fictional location in the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being the seat of Lord Emsworth (Clarence Threepwood, 9th Earl of Emsworth), home to many of his family, and setting for numerous tales and adventures, written between 1915 and 1975.

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Bobbie Wickham

Roberta "Bobbie" Wickham is a recurring fictional character in the Jeeves and Mr Mulliner stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a troublesome redheaded girl, enamoured of practical jokes which often result in general pandemonium.

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Bridget D'Oyly Carte

Dame Bridget Cicely D'Oyly Carte, DBE (25 March 1908 – 2 May 1985), was the granddaughter of impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte and the only daughter of Rupert D'Oyly Carte.

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Bring on the Girls!

Bring on the Girls! is a semi-autobiographical collaboration between P. G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton, first published in the United States on 5 October 1953 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, and in the United Kingdom on 21 May 1954 by Herbert Jenkins, London.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Carry On, Jeeves

Carry On, Jeeves is a collection of ten short stories by P. G. Wodehouse.

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CBS

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.

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Chelsea, London

Chelsea is an affluent area in southwest London, bounded to the south by the River Thames.

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Citadel of Huy

The Fort of Huy (Fort de Huy) or the Citadel of Huy (Citadelle de Huy), known locally as The Castle (Li Tchestia), is a fortress located in Huy in the Province of Liège, Belgium.

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Cole Porter

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.

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Collier's

Collier's is an American magazine, founded in 1888 by Peter Fenelon Collier.

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Compton Mackenzie

Sir Compton Mackenzie, OBE (1883–1972) was a prolific writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur and lifelong Scottish nationalist.

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Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors is an annually updated reference work published by Gale Cengage.

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Cosmopolitan (magazine)

Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women.

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Croydon

Croydon is a large town in South London, England, the principal settlement of the London Borough of Croydon.

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Cyril Connolly

Cyril Vernon Connolly (10 September 1903 – 26 November 1974) was a literary critic and writer.

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Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.

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Dame school

A Dame school was an early form of a private elementary school in English-speaking countries.

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Dennis Barker

Dennis Barker (21 June 1929 – 2 March 2015) was a British journalist.

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Deus ex machina

Deus ex machina (or; plural: dei ex machina) is a Latin calque.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Director of Public Prosecutions (England and Wales)

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the most senior public prosecutor in England and Wales (second only to the Attorney General and Solicitor General).

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Dorothy Dickson

Dorothy Dickson (July 25, 1893 – September 25, 1995) was an American-born, London-based theater actress and singer.

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Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (usually pronounced, although Sayers herself preferred and encouraged the use of her middle initial to facilitate this pronunciation; 13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator, and Christian humanist.

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Drones Club

The Drones Club is a recurring fictional location in the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse.

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Duff Cooper

Alfred Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich (22 February 1890 – 1 January 1954), known as Duff Cooper, was a British Conservative Party politician, diplomat and author.

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Dulwich College

Dulwich College is an independent, public school for boys in Dulwich, southeast London, England.

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E. F. Benson

Edward Frederic Benson (24 July 1867 – 29 February 1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer, known professionally as E. F.

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E. Phillips Oppenheim

Edward Phillips Oppenheim (22 October 1866 – 3 February 1946) was an English novelist, in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction including thrillers.

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Earl of Kimberley

Earl of Kimberley, of Kimberley in the County of Norfolk, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Edgar Wallace

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1 April 1875 – 10 February 1932) was an English writer.

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Edwardian era

The Edwardian era or Edwardian period in the United Kingdom is the period covering the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended beyond Edward's death to include the four years leading up to World War I. The death of Queen Victoria in January 1901 and the succession of her son Edward marked the end of the Victorian era.

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Edwardian musical comedy

Edwardian musical comedy was a form of British musical theatre from the period between the early 1890s, when the Gilbert and Sullivan operas' dominance had ended, until the rise of the American musicals by Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, George Gershwin and Cole Porter following the First World War.

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Eggs, Beans and Crumpets

Eggs, Beans and Crumpets is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on April 26, 1940 by Herbert Jenkins, London, then with a slightly different content in the United States on May 10, 1940 by Doubleday, Doran, New York.

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Elizabeth College, Guernsey

Elizabeth College is a single sex, independent school in the town of St Peter Port, Guernsey.

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Empress of Blandings

Empress of Blandings is a fictional pig, featured in many of the Blandings Castle novels and stories by P. G. Wodehouse.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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F. R. Leavis

Frank Raymond "F.

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Farce

In theatre, a farce is a comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable.

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Ferenc Molnár

Ferenc Molnár (birthname Ferenc Neumann; 12 January 18781 April 1952) was a Hungarian-born dramatist and novelist who adopted American citizenship.

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Frances Donaldson, Baroness Donaldson of Kingsbridge

Frances Annesley (née Lonsdale) (1907–1994), formally known as Lady Donaldson of Kingsbridge, was a British writer and biographer.

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Frederick Lonsdale

Frederick Lonsdale (5 February 1881 – 4 April 1954) was an English dramatist.

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Frederick Rosse

Frederick Rosse (1867 – 20 June 1940) was an English composer of light music and operetta.

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Galahad Threepwood

The Honourable Galahad "Gally" Threepwood is a fictional character in the Blandings Castle stories by P. G. Wodehouse.

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Gale (publisher)

Gale is an educational publishing company based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, the United States, in the western suburbs of Detroit.

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George Grossmith, Jr.

George Grossmith, Jr. (11 May 1874 – 6 June 1935) was a British actor, theatre producer and manager, director, playwright and songwriter, best remembered for his work in and with Edwardian musical comedies.

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

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Gerald Bordman

Gerald Martin Bordman (September 18, 1931 – May 9, 2011) was an American theatre historian, best known for authoring the reference volume The American Musical Theatre, first published in 1978.

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Gerald Clarke (author)

Gerald Clarke (born June 21, 1937) is an American writer, best known for the biographies Capote (1988) (made into the Oscar-winning 2005 film Capote) and Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland (2000).

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Gestapo

The Gestapo (abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei, "Secret State Police") was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.

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Gilbert and Sullivan

Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the librettist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.

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Gilbert Frankau

Gilbert Frankau (21 April 1884 – 4 November 1952) was a popular British novelist.

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Guernsey

Guernsey (/ˈgɜ:nzi/), officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Bailliage de Guernesey), is a possession of the British Crown in right of Guernsey in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy.

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Guildford

Guildford is the historic county town of Surrey, EnglandOS Explorer map 145:Guildford and Farnham.

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Gussie Fink-Nottle

Augustus "Gussie" Fink-Nottle ('Spink-Bottle' to Bertie's Aunt Dahlia) is a fictional character in the Jeeves novels of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a lifelong friend of Jeeves's master Bertie Wooster and a possible member of the Drones Club.

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Guy Bolton

Guy Reginald Bolton (23 November 1884 – 4 September 1979) was a British-American playwright and writer of musical comedies.

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H. H. Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), served as the Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

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Hansard

Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.

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Harold Wilson

James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, (11 March 191624 May 1995) was a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970 and 1974 to 1976.

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Hôtel Le Bristol Paris

Hôtel Le Bristol is a five star hotel located in Paris, France at 112 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, in the heart of the fashion, design, and art district.

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Heather Thatcher

Heather Thatcher (3 September 1896 – 15 February 1987) was an English actress in theatre and films.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.

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Herbert Warren Wind

Herbert Warren Wind (August 11, 1916 – May 30, 2005) was an American sports writer noted for his writings on golf.

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Herbert Westbrook

Herbert Wotton Westbrook, also referred to as Herbert Wetton Westbrook (?? – 22 March 1959), was an author best known for having been an early collaborator of P.G. Wodehouse, including becoming his assistant in writing the “By the Way” column for The Globe, before Wodehouse went to live in the United States.

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Hilaire Belloc

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (27 July 187016 July 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian.

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Hotel Adlon

The Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is a luxury hotel in Berlin, Germany.

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Hugh Walpole

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March 18841 June 1941) was an English novelist.

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Huy

Huy (Hoei; Hu) is a municipality of Belgium.

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Hypallage

Hypallage (from the ὑπαλλαγή, hypallagḗ, "interchange, exchange") or transferred epithet is a literary device that can be described as an abnormal, unexpected change of two segments in a sentence.

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Iain Sproat

Iain MacDonald Sproat (8 November 1938 – 29 September 2011) was a British Conservative Member of Parliament (MP).

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Idylls of the King

Idylls of the King, published between 1859 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892; Poet Laureate from 1850) which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom.

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In loco parentis

The term in loco parentis, Latin for "in the place of a parent" refers to the legal responsibility of a person or organization to take on some of the functions and responsibilities of a parent.

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Inland Revenue

The Inland Revenue was, until April 2005, a department of the British Government responsible for the collection of direct taxation, including income tax, national insurance contributions, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, corporation tax, petroleum revenue tax and stamp duty.

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Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.

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Internment

Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial.

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Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin (December 6, 1896 August 17, 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.

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Ivy Compton-Burnett

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE (5 June 188427 August 1969) was an English novelist, published (in the original hardback editions) as I. Compton-Burnett.

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Jeeves

Reginald Jeeves is a fictional character in a series of humorous short stories and novels by P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975), being the highly-competent valet of a wealthy and idle young Londoner named Bertie Wooster.

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Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit

Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on October 15, 1954 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on February 23, 1955 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title Bertie Wooster Sees It Through.

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Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1889).

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Jerome Kern

Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music.

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John Bathurst Deane

John Bathurst Deane (27 August 1797 - 12 July 1887) was a curate, antiquary, and author.

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John Hay Beith

Major General John Hay Beith, CBE (17 April 1876 – 22 September 1952), was a British schoolmaster and soldier, but he is best remembered as a novelist, playwright, essayist and historian who wrote under the pen name Ian Hay.

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John Milton

John Milton (9 December 16088 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.

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Joseph Chamberlain

Joseph Chamberlain (8 July 1836 – 2 July 1914) was a British politician and statesman, who was first a radical Liberal then a leading imperialist.

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Joseph Connolly (author)

Joseph Connolly (born 23 March 1950) is a British journalist, novelist, non-fiction writer and bibliophile.

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Joy in the Morning (Wodehouse novel)

Joy in the Morning is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 22 August 1946, by Doubleday & Co., New York, and in the United Kingdom on 2 June 1947, by Herbert Jenkins, London.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Knight Bachelor

The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.

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Le Touquet

Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, commonly referred to as Le Touquet, is a commune near Boulogne-sur-Mer, in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

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Leave It to Jane

Leave It to Jane is a musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse, based on the 1904 play College Widow, by George Ade.

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Leave It to Psmith

Leave it to Psmith is a comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 30 November 1923 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 14 March 1924 by George H. Doran, New York.

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Liège

Liège (Luik,; Lidje; Lüttich; Leodium) is a major city and a municipality in Belgium.

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Liège (province)

Liège (Lîdje; Luik,; Lüttich) is the easternmost province of Wallonia and Belgium.

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Light music

Light music is a generic term applied to a mainly British musical style of "light" orchestral music, which originated in the 19th century and continues until the present day.

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Lille

Lille (Rijsel) is a city in the North of France.

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Long Island

Long Island is an island located just off the northeast coast of the United States and a region within the U.S. state of New York.

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Loos, Nord

Loos (French pronunciation) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement.

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Lord Emsworth

Clarence Threepwood, 9th Earl of Emsworth, or Lord Emsworth, is a recurring fictional character in the Blandings stories by British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse.

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Lorenz Hart

Lorenz Milton Hart (May 2, 1895 – November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.

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Love Among the Chickens

Love Among the Chickens is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published as a book in the United Kingdom in June 1906 by George Newnes, London, and in the United States by Circle Publishing, New York, on 11 May 1909, having already appeared there as a serial in Circle magazine between September 1908 and March 1909.

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Lower Silesia

Lower Silesia (Dolny Śląsk; Dolní Slezsko, Silesia Inferior; Niederschlesien; Silesian German: Niederschläsing; Dolny Ślůnsk) is the northwestern part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia; Upper Silesia is to the southeast.

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Malcolm Muggeridge

Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge (24 March 1903 – 14 November 1990), known as Malcolm Muggeridge, was a British journalist, author, media personality, and satirist.

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Malvern House Preparatory School

Malvern House Preparatory School, at Kearsney, Kent, was a preparatory school which specialised in preparing boys for entry to the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Mary Webb

Mary Webb (25 March 1881 – 8 October 1927) was an English romantic novelist and poet of the early 20th century, whose work is set chiefly in the Shropshire countryside and among Shropshire characters and people which she knew.

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Max Beerbohm

Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm (London 24 August 1872 – 20 May 1956 Rapallo) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist best known today for his 1911 novel Zuleika Dobson.

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Mayfair

Mayfair is an area of West London, by the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (abbreviated MGM, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or simply Metro) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.

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MI5

The Security Service, commonly known as MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS; also known as MI6) focused on foreign threats, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).

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Michael Davie

Michael Davie (15 January 1924 Cranleigh, Surrey – 7 December 2005,John Thompson, The Guardian, 14 December 2005 Ewelme, Oxfordshire) was a British journalist.

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Michael Joseph (publisher)

Michael Joseph (26 September 1897 – 15 March 1958) was a British publisher and writer.

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Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company.

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Mike (novel)

Mike is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 15 September 1909McIlvaine, E., Sherby, L.S. and Heineman, J.H. (1990) P.G. Wodehouse: A comprehensive bibliography and checklist.

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Ministry of Information (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Information (MOI), headed by the Minister of Information, was a United Kingdom government department created briefly at the end of World War I and again during World War II.

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Money in the Bank (novel)

Money in the Bank is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 9 January 1942 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 27 May 1946 by Herbert Jenkins, London.

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Mr. Mulliner

Mr.

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Much Obliged, Jeeves

Much Obliged, Jeeves is a comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1971 by Barrie & Jenkins, London, and in the United States on the same day by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the name Jeeves and the Tie That Binds.

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Music hall

Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment popular between 1850 and 1960.

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National Review

National Review (N.R.) is a semimonthly magazine founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr., in 1955 and based in New York City.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.

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New Year Honours

The New Year Honours is a part of the British honours system, with New Year's Day, 1 January, being marked by naming new members of orders of chivalry and recipients of other official honours.

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Not George Washington

Not George Washington is a semi-autobiographical novel by P. G. Wodehouse, written in collaboration with Herbert Westbrook.

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Oh, Boy! (musical)

Oh, Boy! is a musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse.

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Oh, Lady! Lady!!

Oh, Lady! Lady!! is a musical with music by Jerome Kern, a book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse and lyrics by Wodehouse.

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Oldest Member (character)

The Oldest Member (of an unnamed golf club) is a fictional character from the short stories and novels of P. G. Wodehouse.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish author, playwright and poet.

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Over Seventy

Over Seventy is an autobiographical work by P.G. Wodehouse, including a collection of articles originally from ''Punch'' magazine.

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Owen Hall

Owen Hall (10 April 1853 – 9 April 1907) was the principal pen name of the Irish-born theatre writer, racing correspondent, theatre critic and solicitor, James "Jimmy" Davis, when writing for the stage.

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Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse

The Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse, edited by D. J. Enright, is a poetry anthology from 1980, published by Oxford University Press.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, is a descriptive (as opposed to prescriptive) dictionary of the English language.

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P. G. von Donop

Lieutenant-Colonel Pelham George von Donop (28 April 1851 – 7 November 1921) was a British Army officer in the Royal Engineers and later Chief Inspecting Officer of Railways.

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Patience (opera)

Patience; or, Bunthorne's Bride, is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.

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Patrick Dean

Sir Patrick Henry Dean, (16 March 1909 – 5 November 1994) was Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations from 1960 to 1964 and British Ambassador to the United States from 1965 to 1969.

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Performing Flea

Performing Flea is a non-fiction book, consisting of a series of letters written by P. G. Wodehouse to William Townend, a friend of Wodehouse's since their schooldays together at Dulwich College.

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Peter Cazalet (racehorse trainer)

Peter Victor Ferdinand Cazalet DL (15 January 1907 – 29 May 1973) was a British cricketer, jockey, racehorse owner and trainer from Shipbourne, Kent.

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Peveril of the Peak

Peveril of the Peak (1823) is the longest novel by Sir Walter Scott.

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Phoney War

The Phoney War refers to the relatively quiet eight-month period at the start of World War II between the declaration of war by the Western Allies (United Kingdom and France) against Nazi Germany on just after the Invasion of Poland and the German Blitzkrieg in May 1940, that was marked by a lack of major military land operations by the Allies on Germany's Western Front.

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Plum Pie

Plum Pie is a collection of nine short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 22 September 1966 by Barrie & Jenkins (under the Herbert Jenkins imprint), and in the United States on 1 December 1967 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Princess Theatre, New York City

The Princess Theatre was a joint venture between the Shubert Brothers (Lee Shubert, Samuel S. Shubert, and Jacob J. Shubert), producer Ray Comstock, theatrical agent Elisabeth Marbury and actor-director Holbrook Blinn.

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Project MUSE

Project MUSE, a non-profit collaboration between libraries and publishers, is an online database of more than 300,000 peer-reviewed academic journals and 700,000 chapters of electronic books.

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Psmith

Rupert Psmith (or Ronald Eustace Psmith, as he is called in the last of the four books in which he appears) is a recurring fictional character in several novels by British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being one of Wodehouse's best-loved characters.

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Psmith in the City

Psmith in the City is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 23 September 1910 by Adam & Charles Black, London.

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Psmith, Journalist

Psmith, Journalist is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first released in the United Kingdom as a serial in The Captain magazine between October 1909 and February 1910, and published in book form in the UK on 29 September 1915, by Adam & Charles Black, London, and, from imported sheets, by Macmillan, New York, later that year.

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Public School Magazine

Public School Magazine was a short-lived magazine for young boys.

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Punch (magazine)

Punch, or The London Charivari was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells.

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Remsenburg, New York

Remsenburg is a hamlet located in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.

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Richard Grenville

Sir Richard Grenville (15 June 1542 – 10 September 1591) (alias Greynvile, Greeneville, Greenfield etc.) lord of the manors of Stowe, Kilkhampton in Cornwall and of Bideford in Devon, was an English sailor who as captain of the Revenge, died at the Battle of Flores (1591), fighting heroically against overwhelming odds, and refusing to surrender his ship to the far more numerous Spanish.

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Richard Rodgers

Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals.

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Richard Usborne

Richard Alexander Usborne (16 May 1910 – 21 March 2006), or simply Dick Usborne, was a journalist, advertising executive and author.

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Richard Wodehouse

Richard Lancelot Deane Wodehouse (30 May 1892 – 20 May 1940) was an English cricketer.

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Right Ho, Jeeves

Right Ho, Jeeves is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, the second full-length novel featuring the popular characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, after Thank You, Jeeves.

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Robert A. Hall, Jr.

Robert Anderson Hall, Jr. (1911–1997) was an American linguist and specialist in the Romance languages.

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Robert McCrum

John Robert McCrum (born 7 July 1953), is an English writer and editor.

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Ronald Firbank

Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (17 January 1886 – 21 May 1926) was an innovative British novelist.

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Rosalie (musical)

Rosalie is a musical with music by George Gershwin and Sigmund Romberg, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and P.G. Wodehouse, and book by William Anthony McGuire and Guy Bolton.

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Rowland Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer

Lieutenant-Colonel (George) Rowland Stanley Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer, (28 July 1918 – 16 March 1991), styled Viscount Errington before 1953, was a British banker and diplomat.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Royal Strand Theatre

The Royal Strand Theatre was located in the Strand in the City of Westminster.

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Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

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Rupee

The rupee is the common name for the currencies of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan,Mauritius, Seychelles, Maldives, Indonesia (as the rupiah), and formerly those of Burma and Afghanistan.

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Rupert D'Oyly Carte

Rupert D'Oyly Carte (3 November 1876 – 12 September 1948) was an English hotelier, theatre owner and impresario, best known as proprietor of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and Savoy Hotel from 1913 to 1948.

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Saki

Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.

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Sally (musical)

Sally is a musical comedy with music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Clifford Grey and book by Guy Bolton (inspired by the 19th century show, Sally in our Alley), with additional lyrics by Buddy De Sylva, Anne Caldwell and P. G. Wodehouse.

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.

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Sax Rohmer

Arthur Henry Ward (15 February 1883 – 1 June 1959), better known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist.

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School story

The school story is a fiction genre centering on older pre-adolescent and adolescent school life, at its most popular in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Schutzstaffel

The Schutzstaffel (abbreviated as SS), "protection squadron" or "defence corps"; also with stylized "Armanen" ''sig'' runes) was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP). It began with a small, permanent guard unit known as the "Saal-Schutz" (Hall-Protection) made up of NSDAP volunteers to provide security for Nazi Party meetings in Munich. Later, in 1925, Heinrich Himmler joined the unit, which had by then been reformed and renamed the "Schutz-Staffel". Under Himmler's leadership (1929–45), it grew from a small paramilitary formation to one of the largest and most powerful organizations in the Third Reich. Built upon the Nazi ideology, the SS under Himmler's command was responsible for many crimes against humanity during World War II (1939–45). The SS, along with the Nazi Party, was declared a criminal organization by the International Military Tribunal, and banned in Germany after 1945.

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Seán O'Casey

Seán O'Casey (Seán Ó Cathasaigh,; born John Casey, 30 March 1880 – 18 September 1964) was an Irish dramatist and memoirist.

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Secret Intelligence Service

The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6 (Military Intelligence, Section 6), is the British intelligence agency which supplies the British Government with foreign intelligence.

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Foreign Secretary) is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

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Seymour Hicks

Sir Edward Seymour Hicks (30 January 1871 – 6 April 1949), better known as Seymour Hicks, was a British actor, music hall performer, playwright, screenwriter, actor-manager and producer.

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Something Fresh

Something Fresh is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.

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Southampton Hospital

Southampton Hospital, centrally located in the Village of Southampton, New York, is a 125-bed hospital accredited by the Joint Commission.

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Southampton, New York

Southampton, officially the Town of Southampton, is a town located in southeastern Suffolk County, New York, partly on the South Fork of Long Island.

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St Nicolas' Church, Guildford

St Nicolas' is an Anglican parish church in Guildford, England.

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Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge

Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge is a fictional character from the short stories and novels of P. G. Wodehouse.

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Stephen Medcalf

Stephen Ellis Medcalf (November 15, 1936 – September 17, 2007) was a reader in English in the School of European Studies, University of Sussex, from its inception in 1963 to retirement in 2005.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in the south east of England, one of the home counties bordering Greater London.

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Teetotalism

Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages.

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The American Scholar (magazine)

The American Scholar is the quarterly literary magazine of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, established in 1932.

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The Argus (Melbourne)

The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957 and was considered to be the general Australian newspaper of record for this period.

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The Beauty of Bath

The Beauty of Bath is a musical comedy with a book by Seymour Hicks and Cosmo Hamilton, lyrics by C. H. Taylor and music by Herbert Haines; additional songs were provided by Jerome Kern (lyrics and music), F. Clifford Harris (lyrics) and P. G. Wodehouse (lyrics).

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The Bookman (London)

The Bookman was a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934 by Hodder & Stoughton.

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The Cabaret Girl

The Cabaret Girl is a musical comedy in three acts with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by George Grossmith, Jr. and P. G. Wodehouse.

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The Captain (magazine)

The Captain was a magazine for young boys, published monthly in the United Kingdom from 1899 to 1924.

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The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is an international news organization that delivers global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, Amazon Kindle subscription, and mobile site.

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The Code of the Woosters

The Code of the Woosters is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 7 October 1938, in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York.

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The Coming of Bill

The Coming of Bill is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Georgia Review

The Georgia Review is a literary journal based in Athens, Georgia.

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The Globe (London newspaper)

The Globe was a British newspaper founded in 1803 by Christopher Blackett, the coal mining entrepreneur from Wylam Northumberland who commissioned the first commercially useful adhesion steam locomotives in the world.

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The Globe By the Way Book

The Globe By the Way Book is a collection of extracts from the By The Way column, a feature of London newspaper The Globe.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

The Hongkong and Shanghai Bank was established in Hong Kong in 1865 and was incorporated as The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in 1866, when Hong Kong had been in those times a colony within the British Empire, and has been based in Hong Kong (although now as a subsidiary) ever since.

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The Inimitable Jeeves

The Inimitable Jeeves is a semi-novel collecting Jeeves stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins, London, on 17 May 1923 and in the United States by George H. Doran, New York, on 28 September 1923, under the title Jeeves.

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The Mating Season (novel)

The Mating Season is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 9 September 1949 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on November 29, 1949 by Didier & Co., New York.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Paris Review

The Paris Review is a quarterly English language literary magazine established in Paris in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton.

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The Pothunters

The Pothunters is a 1902 novel by P. G. Wodehouse.

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The Prince and Betty (film)

The Prince and Betty is a lost 1919 American silent comedy film directed by Robert Thornby.

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The Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post is a bimonthly American magazine.

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The Strand Magazine

The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes, composed of short fiction and general interest articles.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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Theobald Mathew (lawyer)

Sir Theobald Mathew KCB MC QC (1898-1964) was Director of Public Prosecutions from 1944 to 1964, making him the longest-serving DPP.

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Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock (18 October 1785 – 23 January 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company.

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Those Three French Girls

Those Three French Girls is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Harry Beaumont and starring Fifi D'Orsay, Reginald Denny, and Cliff Edwards.

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Thucydides

Thucydides (Θουκυδίδης, Thoukudídēs,; c. 460 – c. 400 BC) was an Athenian historian, political philosopher and general.

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Tit-Bits

Tit-Bits (or to give it its full title Tit-Bits from all the interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World) was a British weekly magazine founded by George Newnes on 22 October 1881.

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Tony Blair

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British Labour Party politician, who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.

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Toszek

Toszek (Tost) is a town in Poland, in Gliwice County, Silesian Voivodeship, with 4,000 inhabitants.

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Ukridge (short stories)

Ukridge is a collection of short stories by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on June 3, 1924 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on July 30, 1925 by George H. Doran, New York, under the title He Rather Enjoyed It.

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Uncle Dynamite

Uncle Dynamite is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 22 October 1948 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on 29 November 1948 by Didier & Co., New York.

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Uncle Fred in the Springtime

Uncle Fred in the Springtime is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 18 August 1939 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 25 August 1939 by Herbert Jenkins, London.

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United States Department of War

The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 110th Street.

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Upper Silesia

Upper Silesia (Górny Śląsk; Silesian: Gůrny Ślůnsk; Horní Slezsko; Oberschlesien; Silesian German: Oberschläsing; Silesia Superior) is the southeastern part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia.

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Very Good Eddie

Very Good Eddie is a musical with a book by Guy Bolton and Philip Bartholomae, music by Jerome Kern, and lyrics by Schuyler Green and Herbert Reynolds, with additional lyrics by Elsie Janis, Harry B. Smith and John E. Hazzard and additional music by Henry Kailimai.

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W. S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas (known as the Savoy operas) produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929, and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout.

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Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.

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William Beach Thomas

William Beach Thomas,, (22 May 1868 – 12 May 1957) was a British author and journalist known for his work as a war correspondent and his writings about nature and country life.

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William Connor

Sir William Neil Connor (26 April 1909 – 6 April 1967) was an English journalist for The Daily Mirror who wrote under the pseudonym of "Cassandra".

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William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).

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Young Men in Spats

Young Men in Spats is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 3 April 1936 by Herbert Jenkins, London, then in the United States with a slightly different selection of stories on 24 July 1936 by Doubleday, Doran, New York.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._G._Wodehouse

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