Literary Memories 15 October: Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

The Boypoet Remembers....

Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Author: Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Dates: 15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975

Nationality: English

Title of Book: The Prince and Betty

Ten days after Mr. Scobell’s visit to General Poineau, John, Prince of Mervo, ignorant of the greatness so soon to be thrust upon him, was strolling thoughtfully along one of the main thoroughfares of that outpost of civilization, Jersey City. He was a big young man, tall and large of limb. His shoulders especially were of the massive type expressly designed by nature for driving wide gaps in the opposing line on the gridiron. He looked like one of nature’s centre-rushes, and had, indeed, played in that position for Harvard during two strenuous seasons. His face wore an expression of invincible good-humour. He had a wide, good-natured mouth, and a pair of friendly grey eyes. One felt that he liked his follow men and would be…

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