Piccadilly Jim

Piccadilly Jim

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Paperback (01 May 2008) | English

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Synopsis

It takes a lot of effort for Jimmy Crocker to become Piccadilly Jim - nights on the town roistering, headlines in the gossip columns, a string of broken hearts and breaches of promise. Eventually he bacomes rather good at it and manages to go to pieces with his eyes open.

But no sooner has Jimmy cut wild swathe through fashionable London than his terrifying Aunt Nesta decides he must mend his ways. He then falls in love with the girl he has hurt most of all, and after that things get complicated.

In a dizzying plot, impersonations pile on impersonations so that (for reasons that will become clear, we promise) Jimmy ends up having to pretend he's himself. Piccadilly Jim is one of P.G. Wodehouse's most renowned early comic novels, and has been filmed three times.

Book information

ISBN: 9780099513889
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Arrow Books
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.912
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 300
Weight: 226g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 21mm