Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Mike and Psmith

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,327 / 164 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.6
LoC Category: PR
Series: Psmith
Downloads: 5,581
Added to site: 2005.12.12
mnybks.net#: 99
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

kynian, Burgess, Enderby, and Henfrey, had always been sportsmen to him. But it was not the same thing. He had meant to do such a lot for Wrykyn cricket this term. He had had an entirely new system of coaching in his mind. Now it might never be used. He had handed it on in a letter to Strachan, who would be captain in his place; but probably Strachan would have some scheme of his own. There is nobody who could not edit a paper in the ideal way; and there is nobody who has not a theory of his own about cricket coaching at school.

Wrykyn, too, would be weak this year, now that he was no longer there. Strachan was a good, free bat on his day, and, if he survived a few overs, might make a century in an hour, but he was not to be depended upon. There was no doubt that Mike's sudden withdrawal meant that Wrykyn would have a bad time that season. And it had been such a wretched athletic year for the school. The football fifteen had been hopeless, and had lost both the Ripton matches, the return by over sixty poin

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2009.11.30
George Shepherd
*****

This is one of the best Wodehouse books around. With his classic humour, Wodehouse weaves together a wonderful story in which one of his most beloved characters is introduced. Psmith.


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Pat Dunlap Evans
When Pat Dunlap Evans isn't dreaming about vacationing in Hawaii, she enjoys exploring the minds of her characters and writing about their inner st
Read full interview...