By P. G. Wodehouse
Together with his overbearing sister, girl Constance, and the ill-tempered Alaric, Duke of Dunstable, approximately to descend upon Blandings fortress, Lord Elmsworth calls in his brother, Sir Galahad Threepwood, for ethical aid. but if Dunstable exhibits up with a debatable portrait of a nude girl, Blandings erupts in chaos. each eccentric visitor turns out to need the portray, and for extraordinarily diverse reasons—Wilbur Trout since it feels like his ex-wife, and Lord Elmsworth simply because it's a ringer for his puppy pig! How on the planet will Gally variety this mess out?
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