Biography: This comic writer was born in England in 1881 and spent his early years pursing banking as career while he wrote part-time. He went on to write the comic column for The Globe, short stories for boy's magazines and serial for The Saturday Evening Post. During his career he wrote 15 plays and the lyrics for about 30 musical comedies, largely based on pre-war upper-class English society. He collaborated with contemporaries such as Cole Porter and Jerome Kern. He faced criticism as a Nazi sympathizer due to his radio broadcasts and moved with his wife to New York, becoming an American citizen in 1955. He was knighted at the age of 93.

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  1. Three Men and a Maid
    Three Men and a Maid
    by P. G. Wodehouse

    Rating: 2.5/5 (156 votes cast)

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    Romantic entanglements ensue aboard an ocean liner carrying three men and a woman. Billie Bennet travels with her fiance the poet, her old friend Eustace, and his cousin Sam. All are smitten with the redheaded woman in their midst, with humorous and romantic results.

    Categories: Humor, Historical Romance

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  2. Love Among The Chickens
    Love Among The Chickens

    by P. G. Wodehouse

    Love Among The Chickens
    by P. G. Wodehouse

    Rating: 2.7/5 (181 votes cast)

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    Jeremy Garnet, author, takes his friend Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge up on his offer of a holiday. He is astonished to find his vacation taking place on a chicken farm, and even more astonished to find himself falling in love with a girl living there.

    Categories: Humor, Historical Romance

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