Yes, it's Uncle Fred again. Frederick, Lord Ickenham, is always causing trouble to the point where his nephew hates to entertain him at the Drone's Club. Sample dialog:
"It's his uncle." "Dead?" "No such luck. He's coming to London."
In this book many of Wodehouse's familiar characters are included. I love the end where Wodehouse uses the character of a big-game hunter having proper British tea oblivious to (though commenting on) a family argument of large proportions that rages around him. He is the perfect foil for the plot at that moment, and a tribute to Wodehouse's masterful plotting of his books to weave in the most amazing characters.
These P.G. Wodehouse stories are not as well known as Bertie and Jeeves, but they are hilarious just the same. The convention of beginning each story at the Anglers' Rest, a pub near fishing, brings to mind
Any P.G. Wodehouse read by Jonathan Cecil.
He is my favorite narrator. This one seemed a little flatter than the others, but nonetheless
The tales that are told at the Anglers' Rest.
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