An artist, Joss Weatherby, falls in love with Sally Fairmile, who is engaged to Lord Holbeton. Wnen imperious American widow Beatrice Chavender eats a forkful of inferior ham at her sister's country house near London, it affects the lives of everyone around her-- her sister, her brother-in-law, her sister's butler, her sister's poor relation, Sally, Sally's fiance Lord Holbeton, and, most of all, Mrs. Chavender's own one-time fiance, 'Ham King' J.B. Duff, whose rotten product spoils her breakfast. - Publisher.
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Review: Quick ServiceUser Review - Kate Parker - Goodreads
Enjoyed this novel. Classic Wodehouse humor. An amusing plot with twists and coincidences and a tangle of characters. Reminded me a bit of The Importance of Being Earnest in that regard, and it would make a fun film. Read full review
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As always and yet again Wodehouse has outdone himself. A delightful breeze of a book. Read full review