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 - Goodreads
Strange title and cover art, but excellent book! Oh, how I love PG Wodehouse, even though I just discovered him yesterday. Above all, charming! Witty, fast moving...oh, I adored this book. British humor at its most delicious. Read full review
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I read on the Fans of Wodehouse Facebook page that Wodehouse said he was particularly proud of this book. Good enough for me. I like it. The young hero reminds me a lot of the character Psmith, who we did not get nearly enough of. Read full review