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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When rich and 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 ... Read full review
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Very enjoyable as usual, though a lower page / gag ratio than is the case with his best books. Read full review