Something to worry about. Do you remember that story of the people on the island who eked out aprecarious livelihood by taking in one another's washing?' he asked,casually. Go away!' cried Annette. I've always thought,' he said, 'that it must have drawn them veryclose together-made them feel rather attached to each other. Don'tyou?' 'Go away!'
Men of substance,financially as well as physically, they had combined their superfluouscash and with it purchased a. .
There's plenty upstairs. The other went with perfect docility. Rutherford gave him a handful. The reporter went out, wondering what the man had laughed at. There is balm in Broadway, especially by night. At the door she paused, andinspected Rutherford with a grave stare. Good night, boy!' she said, with haughty condescension. Depression vanishesbefore the cheerfulness of the great white way when the lights are litand the human tide is in full flood.
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 & C. London. Most of the stories had previously appeared in magazines, generally Strand Magazine in the UK and Cosmopolitan or Collier's Weekly in the United States.
Early short stories of Wodehouse Wodehouse went to school at Dulwich College, where he did well at cricket
Early short stories of Wodehouse. All follow the familiar patterns of the later works, but without quite the polish or the consistency . Wodehouse went to school at Dulwich College, where he did well at cricket. At first he worked hard at his studies, but when he discovered that there would not be enough money to send him to university, his attention drifted. After leaving school, he worked briefly at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank in London. He had begun writing at the age of seven and so began contributing to numerous papers and magazines. Wodehouse had published his first book by 1902.
The Man Upstairs and Other Stories By. P. Wodehouse. There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham's attitude towards the knocking in the room above. In the beginning it had been merely a vague discomfort.
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Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. A collection of short stories by P. Wodehouse, an English author, lyricist, humorist, well known as a creator of Bertie Wooster and Jeeves. The Man Upstairs and Other Stories, a remarkable additi. on to his long list of literary triumphs, will fascinate both newcomers to Wodehouse as well as those who has already enriched the ranks of his admirers. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
For fans PG Wodehouse’s The Man upstairs and Other Stories is a prime chance to read early Wodehouse. For the non-fan these are very slight, light reads, humorous, occasionally laugh out loud short entertainments. Like all Wodehouse books these are fastidiously non-offensive, lacking anything impolite, irreligious or political. This is not to advocate them as bed time reading for the very young, the reader should have some knowledge of the world to grasp the humor. References can be dated.