Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin
Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin is a novel
A novel is a book of long narrative in literary prose. The genre has historical roots both in the fields of the medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter supplied the present generic term in the late 18th century....

 by P. G. Wodehouse
P. G. Wodehouse
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE was an English humorist, whose body of work includes novels, short stories, plays, poems, song lyrics, and numerous pieces of journalism. He enjoyed enormous popular success during a career that lasted more than seventy years and his many writings continue to be...

, first published in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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 on October 12, 1972 by Barrie & Jenkins
Barrie & Jenkins
Barrie & Jenkins was a small British publishing house that was formed in 1964 from the merger of "Herbert Jenkins" and "Barrie & Rockcliffe". One of their most notable authors was P. G...

, London
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 and in the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 on August 6, 1973 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York
New York
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 under the title The Plot That Thickened.

Monty Bodkin
Monty Bodkin
Montague "Monty" Bodkin is a recurring fictional character in three novels of English comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a wealthy young member of the Drones Club, tall, slender and lissom, well-dressed, well-spoken, impeccably polite, and generally in some kind of romantic trouble.-Stories:Monty...

, nephew of Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe, is back from his adventures in Hollywood, with his situation (as introduced in Heavy Weather
Heavy Weather (novel)
Heavy Weather is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on July 28, 1933 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and in the United Kingdom on August 10, 1933 by Herbert Jenkins, London...

(1933) andThe Luck of the Bodkins
The Luck of the Bodkins
The Luck of the Bodkins is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on October 11, 1935 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on January 3, 1936 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston. The two editions are significantly different, though the plot remains the same...

(1935)) still as complicated as ever. Getting involved with sneaky crook Alexander "Chimp" Twist and his associates Soapy and Dolly Molloy was never going to help any...

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