113 relations: A Damsel in Distress (novel), A Gentleman of Leisure, A Man of Means, A. J. Raffles, Albinism, American football, Apse, Archaeology, Argentina, Bachelors Anonymous, Baronet, Bill the Conqueror, Bookmaker, Bowery, Boxing, Bribery, Buenos Aires, Bull Terrier, Butler, C. H. Bovill, Card sharp, Casino, Champagne, Character (arts), Chess, Chicago, Chimpanzee, Cider, Cigar, Cocktail Time, Cowboy, Cricket, Dolmen, Droitwich Spa, Druid, Earl, Eton College, Eugenics, Farce, Film, Frozen Assets (novel), Gangster, Gazeka, George Alexander Pyke, Lord Tilbury, Gold mining, Harvard University, Hash (food), Heavy Weather (Wodehouse novel), Hotel, Ice in the Bedroom, ..., Journalist, Kentucky, Leave It to Psmith, Liberal Party (UK), List of minor Blandings characters, Magazine, Manchester, Manchester United F.C., Mayfair, Mediterranean Sea, Michael "Mike" Jackson, Mike (novel), Money for Nothing (novel), Money in the Bank (novel), Monk Eastman, Monty Bodkin, Moustache, Mr. Smee, P. G. Wodehouse, P. G. Wodehouse locations, P. G. Wodehouse minor characters, Paris, Parliament of the United Kingdom, Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin, Pedestal, Percy Frobisher Pilbeam, Peter Pan, Piccadilly Jim, Pince-nez, Pinkerton (detective agency), Poetry, Pseudonym, Psmith, Psmith in the City, Psmith, Journalist, Pub, Ranch, Revolution, Rheumatism, Sam the Sudden, Scottish Terrier, Scouting, Senate, Shropshire, Sing Sing, Socialism, Something Fishy, Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, Sweepstake, Teetotalism, The Little Nugget, The Luck of the Bodkins, The Man Upstairs (short story collection), The Prince and Betty, The Swoop!, Theater (structure), Tramp trade, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Washington, D.C., Wiltshire, Wyoming, Yale University. Expand index (63 more) » « Shrink index
A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 4 October 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins, London, on 15 October 1919.
A Gentleman of Leisure is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.
A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill.
Arthur J. Raffles is a British fictional character – a cricketer and gentleman thief – created by E. W. Hornung, who, between 1898 and 1909, wrote a series of 26 short stories, two plays, and a novel about him and his fictional chronicler, Harry "Bunny" Manders.
Albinism in humans is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
In architecture, an apse (plural apses; from Latin absis: "arch, vault" from Greek ἀψίς apsis "arch"; sometimes written apsis, plural apsides) is a semicircular recess covered with a hemispherical vault or semi-dome, also known as an Exedra.
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
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.
A baronet (or; abbreviated Bart or Bt) or the rare female equivalent, a baronetess (or; abbreviation Btss), is the holder of a baronetcy, an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown.
Bill the Conqueror is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 13 November 1924McIlvaine, E., Sherby, L.S. and Heineman, J.H. (1990) P.G. Wodehouse: A comprehensive bibliography and checklist.
A bookmaker, bookie, or turf accountant is an organization or a person that accepts and pays off bets on sporting and other events at agreed-upon odds.
The Bowery is a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Bribery is the act of giving or receiving something of value in exchange for some kind of influence or action in return, that the recipient would otherwise not alter.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family.
A butler is a domestic worker in a large household.
C.H. Bovill (born Charles H. Bovill in 1878) was a writer, songwriter and lyricist best known for his collaboration with P.G. Wodehouse on the short story collection A Man of Means.
A card sharp (also cardsharp, card shark or cardshark, sometimes hyphenated) is a person who uses skill and/or deception to win at poker or other card games.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
Champagne is sparkling wine or, in EU countries, legally only that sparkling wine which comes from the Champagne region of France.
A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The taxonomical genus Pan (often referred to as chimpanzees or chimps) consists of two extant species: the common chimpanzee and the bonobo.
Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.
A cigar is a rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco leaves made to be smoked.
First UK edition Cocktail Time is a comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 20 June 1958 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on 24 July 1958 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.
A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
A dolmen is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone or "table".
Droitwich Spa (often abbreviated to Droitwich) is a town in northern Worcestershire, England, on the River Salwarpe.
A druid (derwydd; druí; draoidh) was a member of the high-ranking professional class in ancient Celtic cultures.
An earl is a member of the nobility.
Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
Eugenics (from Greek εὐγενής eugenes 'well-born' from εὖ eu, 'good, well' and γένος genos, 'race, stock, kin') is a set of beliefs and practices that aims at improving the genetic quality of a human population.
In theatre, a farce is a comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Frozen Assets is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 14 July 1964 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title Biffen's Millions, and in the United Kingdom on 14 August 1964 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
A gangster is a criminal who is a member of a gang.
Monckton's Gazeka, also called the Papuan Devil-Pig, is a cryptid, an animal said to have been seen on Papua New Guinea in the early 20th century.
George Alexander Pyke, Lord Tilbury is a recurring fictional character in the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse.
Gold mining is the resource extraction of gold by mining.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Hash is a dish consisting of diced or chopped meat, potatoes and spices that are mixed together and then cooked either alone or with other ingredients such as onions.
Heavy Weather is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 28 July 1933 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and in the United Kingdom on 10 August 1933 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis.
Ice in the Bedroom is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published as a book in the United States (where the title was The Ice in the Bedroom) on February 2, 1961 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, and in the United Kingdom on October 15, 1961 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Leave it to Psmith is a comic novel by English author P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 30 November 1923 by Herbert Jenkins, London, England and in the United States on 14 March 1924 by George H. Doran, New York.
The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The following is an incomplete list of the fictional characters featured in the Blandings Castle stories of P. G. Wodehouse.
A magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published (sometimes referred to as an online magazine).
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Mayfair is an affluent area in the West End of London towards the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster, between Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly and Park Lane.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
Mike Jackson is a recurring fictional character in the early novels by British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a good friend of Psmith.
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.
Money for Nothing is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 27 July 1928 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 28 September 1928 by Doubleday, Doran, New York.
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.
Edward "Monk" Eastman (1875 – December 26, 1920) was a New York City gangster who founded and led the Eastman Gang, which became one of the most powerful street gangs in New York City.
Montague "Monty" Bodkin (also referred to as Montrose) is a recurring fictional character in three novels of English comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a wealthy young member of the Drones Club, tall, slender and lissom, well-dressed, well-spoken, impeccably polite, and generally in some kind of romantic trouble.
A moustache (mustache) is facial hair grown on the upper lip.
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humourists of the 20th century.
The following is an incomplete compendium of the fictional locations featured in the stories of P. G. Wodehouse, in alphabetical order by place name.
The following is an incomplete compendium of the fictional characters featured in the stories of P. G. Wodehouse (other than the ones already described in separate guides about Wodehouse series such as Blandings, Jeeves, etc.), in alphabetical order by surname.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 12 October 1972 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 6 August 1973 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title The Plot That Thickened.
A pedestal (from French piédestal, Italian piedistallo, "foot of a stall") or plinth is the support of a statue or a vase.
Percy Frobisher Pilbeam is a fictional character in the works of P. G. Wodehouse.
Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie.
Piccadilly Jim is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 24 February 1917 by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, and in the United Kingdom in May 1918 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
Pince-nez is a style of glasses, popular in the 19th century, that are supported without earpieces, by pinching the bridge of the nose.
Pinkerton, founded as the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, is a private security guard and detective agency established in the United States by Scotsman Allan Pinkerton in 1850 and currently a subsidiary of Securitas AB.
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).
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.
Psmith in the City is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 23 September 1910 by Adam & Charles Black, London.
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.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.
In political science, a revolution (Latin: revolutio, "a turn around") is a fundamental and relatively sudden change in political power and political organization which occurs when the population revolt against the government, typically due to perceived oppression (political, social, economic).
Rheumatism or rheumatic disorder is an umbrella term for conditions causing chronic, often intermittent pain affecting the joints and/or connective tissue.
Sam the Sudden is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1925 by Methuen, London, and in the United States on 6 November 1925 by George H. Doran, New York, under the title Sam in the Suburbs.
The Scottish Terrier (Abhag Albannach; also known as the Aberdeen Terrier), popularly called the Scottie, is a breed of dog.
Scouting or the Scout Movement is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and survival skills.
A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament.
Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.
Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in the village of Ossining, in the U.S. state of New York.
Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.
Something Fishy is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 18 January 1957 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on January 28, 1957 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title The Butler Did It.
Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge is a fictional character from the short stories and novels of P. G. Wodehouse.
A sweepstake is a type of contest where a prize or prizes may be awarded to a winner or winners.
Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages.
The Little Nugget is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.
The Luck of the Bodkins is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 11 October 1935 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on January 3, 1936 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston.
The Man Upstairs is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 23 January 1914 by Methuen & Co., London.
The Prince and Betty is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.
The Swoop!, or How Clarence Saved England is a short comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom by Alston Rivers Ltd, London, on April 16, 1909.
A theatre, theater or playhouse, is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed, or other performances such as musical concerts may be produced.
A boat or ship engaged in the tramp trade is one which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
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