A Man of Means

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A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. The stories first appeared in the United Kingdom in the Strand in 1914, and in the United States in Pictorial Review in 1916. They were later published in book form in the UK by Porpoise Books in 1991; the collection was released on Project Gutenberg in 2003.

The stories all star Roland Bleke, a young man for whom financial success is always a mixed blessing. The plots follow on from each other, sometimes directly, and occasionally refer back to past events in Bleke's meteoric career.


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External links

  • An alphabetical list of Wodehouse's shorts, with details of first publication and appearances in collections
  • A Man of Means at Project Gutenberg
  • A Man of Means public domain audiobook at LibriVox
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