Thank You, Jeeves: (Jeeves & Wooster) is a humorous novel that revolves around a valet who quits his job because his employer, the narrator, plays a banjolele. Written by P.G. Wodehouse, the book was first published in 1934. It is the fifth book of the Jeeves series, and the story brings back the comic brilliance of P.G. Wodehouse with lots of confusions and complications amongst the characters. It is a must-read for all those readers who love humour.
Reginald Jeeves is a valet to Bertram Wilberforce, an English gentleman and the narrator of the story. Reginald Jeeves is one character that has featured in Wodehouse�s stories for 59 years, and this book introduces him for the first time in this series. The master and the employee have a very cordial relationship; Jeeves has helped his master in many sticky situations as well. One day, Bertram decides to learn playing banjolele and starts playing it without any proper tune. Hearing the noise, Jeeves gets very frustrated and annoyed. Following the events, Jeeves resigns and quits the job, and then starts working for a friend of Bertram, Lord �Chuffy� Chuffnell.
The complications start when Chuffy falls in love with Pauline, daughter of an American millionaire named J. Washbum Stoker. But Pauline happens to be Bertram�s ex-fianc�e. Bertram tries to help his friend, but Stoker suspects his daughter that she might elope with Bertram. The confusion is followed by a series of hilarious, rib-tickling events. Who will get Pauline? What is the significance of Jeeves in the story?
P.G. Wodehouse was a British playwright, humorist, writer and lyricist. At the age of 93, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He was working in the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank before he became a full time writer. Some of his famous works are My Man Jeeves and The Code of the Woosters. You can order online the paperback edition published by RHUK with the ISBN-10: 0099513730 and ISBN-13: 978-0099513735.