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Uncle Dynamite
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Although the story of Uncle Dynamite concerns Bill Oakshott's struggle to find ways of getting his girl while financing his inheritance at Ashenden Manor, the real hero of the book is Frederick Altamont Cornwallis, fifth Earl of Ickenham. This noble lord describes himself as 'one of the hottest earls that ever donned a coronet' and he was also one of his creator's favourite characters, featuring in three other novels. Lord Ickenham sees it as his mission to bring a little joy into the lives of others, and on this occasion he surpasses himself.
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*"Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in." EVELYN WAUGH

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PG Wodehouse was born on the 15th October 1881 in Guildford, Surrey, England e was educated at Dulwich College between 1894 & 1900 n 1900 he entered the employ of the Hong Kong & Shanghai bank at o80 per year ! He began writing articles for various newspapers & periodicals n 1902 he resigned from the bank n the same year his 1st novel The Pothunters was published On the 25th April 1904 Plum arrived in New York for the first time his was the beginning of Plum's career in musicals and editorships

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"Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in." * Evelyn Waugh * "He exhausts superlatives" * Stephen Fry * "The Everyman edition promises to be a splendid celebration of the divine Plum" * The Independent * "The handsome bindings are only the cherry on top of what is already a cake without compare" * Evening Standard * "A handsome, collectable hardback edition" * Lynne Truss, THE TIMES *

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