- The Inimitable Jeeves
name = The Inimitable Jeeves
image_caption = Dust-jacket from the first edition
P. G. Wodehouse
language = English
release_date = 1923
media_type = Print (Hardback)
isbn = NA
oclc = 3601985
"The Inimitable Jeeves" is a semi-novel collecting
Jeevesstories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.K. by Herbert Jenkins, London, on May 17 1923, and in the U.S. by George H. Doran, New Yorkon September 28 1923, under the title "Jeeves".
Many of the stories had previously appeared in the
Strand Magazinein the UK between 1921 and 1922; one section, " Jeeves and the Chump Cyril", appeared in The Saturday Evening Postin the U.S. in 1918. It was the second collection of Jeeves stories, after " My Man Jeeves" of 1919; the next collection would be " Carry on, Jeeves", in 1925.
When first printed, the book was a semi-novel divided into eighteen chapters; it is now more commonly printed with several of the chapters combined to form eleven independent stories.All of the short stories are connected and most of them involve Bertie's friend
Bingo Little, who is always falling in love.
"Combined titles are given in parentheses."
* "Jeeves Exerts the Old Cerebellum" and "No Wedding Bells for Bingo" ("
Jeeves in the Springtime")
* "Aunt Agatha Speaks Her Mind" and "Pearls Mean Tears" ("
Aunt Agatha Takes the Count")
* "The Pride of the Woosters Is Wounded" and "The Hero's Reward" ("
Scoring Off Jeeves")
* "Introducing Claude and Eustace" and "Sir Roderick Comes to Lunch" ("
Sir Roderick Comes to Lunch")
* "A Letter of Introduction" and "Startling Dressiness of a Lift Attendant" ("
Jeeves and the Chump Cyril")
* "Comrade Bingo" and "Bingo Has a Bad Goodwood" ("
The Great Sermon Handicap"
The Purity of the Turf"
The Metropolitan Touch"
The Delayed Exit of Claude and Eustace"
* "Bingo and the Little Woman" and "All's Well" ("
Bingo and the Little Woman")
* [http://wodehouse.ru/31.htm The Russian Wodehouse Society's page] , with numerous book covers and lists of characters
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