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Pigs Have Wings : Blandings Castle - P. G. Wodehouse

Pigs Have Wings

Blandings Castle

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Published: 1st August 2008
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Can the Empress of Blandings win the Fat Pigs class at the Shropshire Show for the third year running?

Galahad Threepwood, Beach the butler and others have put their shirt on this, and for Lord Emsworth it will be paradise on earth. But a substantial obstacle lurks in the way: Queen of Matchingham, the new sow of Sir Gregory Parsloe Bart. Galahad knows this pretender to the crown must be pignapped.But can the Empress in turn avoid a similar fate?

In this classic Blandings novel, pigs rise above their bulk to vanish and reappear in the most unlikely places, while young lovers are crossed and recrossed in every room in Blandings Castle.

About the Author

The author of almost a hundred books and the creator of Jeeves, Blandings Castle, Psmith, Ukridge, Uncle Fred and Mr Mulliner, P.G. Wodehouse was born in 1881 and educated at Dulwich College. After two years with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank he became a full-time writer, contributing to a variety of periodicals. As well as his novels and short stories, he wrote lyrics for musical comedies, and at one stage had five shows running simultaneously on Broadway. At the age of 93, in the New Year's Honours List of 1975, he received a long-overdue Knighthood, only to die on St Valentine's Day some 45 days later.

‘Compulsory reading for anyone who has a pig, an aunt – or a sense of humour.’ – Lindsey Davis

P. G. Wodehouse

Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse was born in 1881 in Guildford, Surrey. Having spent his early years in Hong Kong he was sent to Dulwich College and worked as a banker and journalist before embarking on a career as a prolific and popular writer.

He became an American citizen in 1955 and was knighted in 1975 a few weeks before his death in Southampton, New York on February 14.

Visit P. G. Wodehouse's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9780099513988
ISBN-10: 0099513986
Series: Blandings Castle
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 267
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: Cornerstone
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 13.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1