Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin

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Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 12 October 1972 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 6 August 1973 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title The Plot That Thickened.[1]

Monty Bodkin, nephew of Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe, is back from his adventures in Hollywood, with his situation (as introduced in Heavy Weather (1933) and The Luck of the Bodkins (1935)) still as complicated as ever. Getting involved with sneaky crook Alexander "Chimp" Twist and his associates Soapy and Dolly Molloy was never going to help any...


  1. ^ McIlvaine, E., Sherby, L.S. and Heineman, J.H. (1990) P.G. Wodehouse: A comprehensive bibliography and checklist. New York: James H. Heineman, pp. 103-104. ISBN 087008125X

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