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Budworth and the Safe Bet By John Jansen
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These humorous adventures, inspired by the writings of P. G. Wodehouse, tell how Teddy Aston, the nephew of Lord and Lady Alpington, leads a life of luxurious idleness, ably supported by his valet,... More > Budworth, in between-the-wars England. Betting, country house weekends, avoiding marriage and indoor rugby at the infamous Sloths Club are his main activities. But why is his fearsome Aunt Amelia, Lady Alpington, so anxious to find him a rich bride before his thirtieth birthday? And why do the New York Mafia regard him as a person to be treated with respect? Only Budworth knows the answers!< Less
First Person Paramount By Ambrose Pratt
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ambrose Goddard Hesketh Pratt (31 August 1874 – 13 April... More > 1944) was an Australian writer born into a cultivated family in Forbes, New South Wales.He was the third of seven children of Eustace Pratt, a well-connected physician fluent in Mandarin Chinese who had spent some time in India and China, and was a friend of Henry Parkes and Edmund Barton. Ambrose himself was brought up by an amah. His grandfather Henry Pratt, also a medical man, had in his later years become obsessed with Eastern religions and philosophies of India and Tibet. He was educated at St Ignatius' College, Riverview and Sydney Grammar School. He had private tutors for French, German, and the manly arts boxing, riding, fencing and shooting. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Pratt< Less
McAllister and His Double By Arthur Cheney Train
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Cheney Train (6 September 1875 – 22 December 1945),... More > also called Arthur Chesney Train, was an American lawyer and writer of legal thrillers, particularly known for his novels of courtroom intrigue and the creation of the fictional lawyer Mr. Ephraim Tutt.Train was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His father was lawyer Charles Russell Train, who served for many years as attorney general of Massachusetts, and his mother was Sara Maria Cheney. Train graduated with a BA from Harvard University in 1896 and LLB from Harvard Law School in 1899.In 1897, Train married Ethel Kissam. They had four children. Ethel died in 1923 and Train married Helen Coster Gerard, with whom he had one child, John Train.In January 1901, Train became assistant in the office of the New York County District Attorney. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Cheney_Train< Less
Ruggles of Red Gap By Harry Leon Wilson
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Ruggles of Red Gap is a 1935 comedy film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charlie Ruggles, and ZaSu Pitts, and featuring Roland Young and Leila Hyams. It was based... More > on the best-selling 1915 novel by Harry Leon Wilson, adapted by Humphrey Pearson, with a screenplay by Walter DeLeon and Harlan Thompson. It is the story of a newly rich American couple from the West who win a British gentleman's gentleman in a poker game.In 1908 the Earl of Burnstead (Roland Young) gambles away his eminently correct English manservant, Marmaduke Ruggles (Charles Laughton). Ruggles' new masters, crude nouveau riche American millionaires Egbert and Effie Floud (Charlie Ruggles and Mary Boland), bring Ruggles back to Red Gap, Washington, a remote Western boomtown. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruggles_of_Red_Gap Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Career Success Secrets for BAGGAGE PORTERS AND BELLHOPS By Imtiaz Syed
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Baggage Porters and Bellhops Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments. Sample of reported job titles: Bellman, Bell Captain,... More > Bellhop, Bellperson, Bell Staff, Bellman Driver, Bellstaff, Valet, Doorman< Less
Jeeves & Wooster By P.G. Wodehouse
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Jeeves & Wooster” - Most enjoyable characters ever invented! Bertie Wooster, a young gentleman with a "distinctive blend of airy nonchalance and refined gormlessness", and Jeeves,... More > his improbably well-informed and talented valet. Wooster is a bachelor, a minor aristocrat and member of the idle rich. He and his friends, who are mainly members of The Drones Club, are extricated from all manner of societal misadventures by the indispensable valet ("gentleman's personal gentleman"), Jeeves. The stories are set in the United Kingdom and the United States in the 1930s.< Less
Around the World in 80 Days By Jules Verne
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An unmarried by mathematically precise Englishman dismisses his valet for heating his shaving water two degrees cooler than usual. He hires a French valet to replace him and the two of them set off... More > to travel around the world in eighty days - a supposedly possible feat, now that the Indian railways have been built. If they succeed they will win a fortune off the other members of the Reform Club.< Less
A Murdered Earl By Marina Oliver
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Luke Peters, French aristocrat, has escaped from the guillotine to England, and needs to protect his sister from vicious revolutionaries while searching for the family jewels. Hoping the Earl of... More > Redditch can help, he becomes the Earl's valet, then disaster strikes and he might be accused of murder.< Less
Around The World in 80 Days By Jules Verne
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This great adventure book about a man named Phileas Fogg, who makes a wager to go around the world in no more than 80 days. He risks his entire fortune on this bet So he and his French valet Jean... More > Passepartout make an amazing journey Around The World In Eighty Days.< Less
The Man in the Iron Mask By Alexandre Dumas
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In this, the last of the Three Musketeers novels, Dumas builds on the true story of a mysterious prisoner held incognito in the French penal system, forced to wear a mask when seen by any but his... More > jailer or his valet. This novel was also made into a big Hollywood production starring, amongst others, Leonardo Di Caprio and Jeremy Irons.< Less

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