Uncle Dynamite

Uncle Dynamite


'A colourful universe of aristocratic buffoonery and public school nonsense' Greg James, host of BBC Radio 1 Breakfast

Poor Pongo Twistleton only has to endure his energetic seventy-year-old Uncle Fred for lunch, once a year, but when he descends from Ickenham (he's the fifth Earl, don't you know) he has a plan that will make Pongo's hair stand on end and re-introduce him to his long-lost fiancée Sally Painter.

But Pongo is busy impressing his future father-in-law Sir Aylmer Bostock (Pongo's engaged to Hermione Bostock, don't you know) when Uncle Fred asks him to smash a priceless bust and replace it with one of Sally's in a scheme he is doomed to fail at. Enter Major Brabazon-Plan, an incognito Uncle Fred and enter Pongo's worst nightmare. Will Uncle Fred have his way? Will Pongo end up with the right wife and is a pot of raspberry jam ever truly safe from pink-suited invaders?

About the author

P.G. Wodehouse

P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) is widely regarded as the greatest comic writer of the twentieth century. Wodehouse wrote more than seventy novels and 200 short stories, creating numerous much-loved characters - the inimitable Jeeves and Wooster, Lord Emsworth and his beloved Empress of Blandings, Mr Mulliner, Ukridge, and Psmith. His humorous articles were published in more than eighty magazines, including Punch, over six decades. He was also a highly successful music lyricist, once with over five musicals running on Broadway simultaneously. P.G. Wodehouse was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for 'an outstanding and lasting contribution to the happiness of the world'.
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