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The Clicking of Cuthbert

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The Clicking of Cuthbert

by P, G, Wodehouse

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Herbert Jenkins, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good . Presumed first edition, dated 1922 on title page, which also bears a small stamp from a booksellers of Rangoon.Green decorated cloth. Minor shelf-wear top of spine Quite decent copy.

Synopsis

From the book:This book marks an epoch in my literary career. It is written in blood. It is the outpouring of a soul as deeply seared by Fate's unkindness as the pretty on the dog-leg hole of the second nine was ever seared by my iron. It is the work of a very nearly desperate man, an eighteen-handicap man who has got to look extremely slippy if he doesn't want to find himself in the twenties again. As a writer of light fiction, I have always till now been handicapped by the fact that my disposition was cheerful, my heart intact, and my life unsoured. Handicapped, I say, because the public likes to feel that a writer of farcical stories is piquantly miserable in his private life, and that, if he turns out anything amusing, he does it simply in order to obtain relief from the almost insupportable weight of an existence which he has long since realized to be a wash-out. Well, today I am just like that. Two years ago, I admit, I was a shallow farceur. My work lacked depth. I wrote flippantly simply because I was having a thoroughly good time. Then I took up golf, and now I can smile through the tears and laugh, like Figaro, that I may not weep, and generally hold my head up and feel that I am entitled to respect.

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Bookseller
Stephen Howell GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
661
Title
The Clicking of Cuthbert
Author
P, G, Wodehouse
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Herbert Jenkins
Date published
1922
Keywords
Golf, humour
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction;

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