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Prince and Betty, The

By Wodehouse, P. G.

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Reproduction Date: 2011

Title: Prince and Betty, The  
Author: Wodehouse, P. G.
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Fiction, Comedy
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Prince and Betty, The
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Publication Date:
1912
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

Description
The Prince and Betty is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. It was originally published in Ainslee's Magazine in the United States in January 1912, and, in a slightly different form, as a serial in Strand Magazine in the United Kingdom between February and April 1912, before being published in book form, in the UK only, by Mills & Boon, London, on 1 May that year. A substantially different version, which incorporated the plot of Psmith, Journalist, was published in the US by W. J. Watt, New York on 14 February 1912, and is the only version now widely available. (This is the version presented here.) The story tells of how unscrupulous millionaire Benjamin Scobell decides to build a casino on the small Mediterranean island of Mervo, dragging in the unwitting heir to the throne to help. Little does he know that his stepdaughter Betty has history with the young man John Maude, and his schemes lead to a rift between the newly-reunited pair.

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Fiction, Comedy

 

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