If Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge had a fiver for every dodgy scheme he has ever floated, he would be a rich man indeed.
In these ten stories he tries every way of making money, from writing political slogans to opening a college for dogs.
In his own eyes, Ukridge is a Great Man and a Visionary.
In ours, he is English literature's most delightful chancer and one of Wodehouse's greatest comic creations: charming, ambitious, persuasive, optimistic and almost always disastrous.
Sometimes supported by his rich Aunt Julia - but more often expelled from her house for his sins - he moves through the landscape in his eternal yellow mackintosh, dreaming of riches and borrowing shillings, an innocent abroad in a hostile world.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 28/04/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781841591025