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A Prefect's Uncle

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Language  English
Originally published  11 September 1903
Genre  Comic novel
Country  United Kingdom
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Publication date  11 September 1903
Author  P. G. Wodehouse
Publisher  A & C Black
OCLC  5919911
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Media type  Print (hardback & paperback)
Similar  Works by P G Wodehouse, Comic novel books, Classical Studies books

A Prefect's Uncle is an early novel by P.G. Wodehouse.

Contents

Plot

The action of the novel takes place at the fictional "Beckford College", a private school for boys; the title alludes to the arrival at the school of a mischievous young boy called Reginald Farnie, who turns out to be the uncle of the older "Bishop" Gethryn, a prefect, cricketer and popular figure in the school. His arrival, along with that of another youngster, Wilson, who becomes fag to Gethryn, leads to much excitement and scandal in the school, and the disruption of some important cricket matches.

Editions

Early editions are highly prized by collectors, and first printings regularly sell for over $5,000.

The novel was reprinted on June 17, 2004 by R A Kessinger Publishing.

The text was released under Project Gutenburg in 2004.

References

A Prefect's Uncle Wikipedia


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