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The Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories (Paperback) Loot Price: R140
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The Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories (Paperback): P.G. Wodehouse
The Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories (Paperback): P.G. Wodehouse

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The Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories (Paperback)

P.G. Wodehouse

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There's a divinity that shapes our ends. Consider the case of Henry Pifield Rice, detective. I must explain Henry early, to avoid disappointment. If I simply said he was a detective, and let it go at that, I should be obtaining the reader's interest under false pretences. He was really only a sort of detective, a species of sleuth. At Stafford's International Investigation Bureau, in the Strand, where he was employed, they did not require him to solve mysteries which had baffled the police. He had never measured a footprint in his life, and what he did not know about bloodstains would have filled a library. The sort of job they gave Henry was to stand outside a restaurant in the rain, and note what time someone inside left it. In short, it is not 'Pifield Rice, Investigator. No. 1.-The Adventure of the Maharajah's Ruby' that I submit to your notice, but the unsensational doings of a quite commonplace young man, variously known to his comrades at the Bureau as 'Fathead', 'That blighter what's-his-name', and 'Here, you ' Henry lived in a boarding-house in Guildford Street. One day a new girl came to the boarding-house, and sat next to Henry at meals. Her name was Alice Weston. She was small and quiet, and rather pretty. They got on splendidly. Their conversation, at first confined to the weather and the moving-pictures, rapidly became more intimate. Henry was surprised to find that she was on the stage, in the chorus. Previous chorus-girls at the boarding-house had been of a more pronounced type-good girls, but noisy, and apt to wear beauty-spots. Alice Weston was different.

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Imprint: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2014
First published: April 2014
Authors: P.G. Wodehouse
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-4992-4263-8
Barcode: 9781499242638
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-4992-4263-8

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