Henry Pitfield Rice is an unglorified detective leading an uneventful life, making ends meet by keeping up with the comings and goings of certain people. One day, he comes across the chorus girl Alice Weston and falls head over heels for her. The problem is, she wants nothing to do with someone who is not in the same line of business as she is. When Henry is tasked with shadowing a person in Alice's touring company, he finds himself with the perfect opportunity to win her over – or fail miserably. Hear the short story by P.G. Wodehouse dating back to the early 20th century as read by B.J. Harrison.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.
P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975), born Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, was a British author and one of the most prominent humorists of the 20th century. His memorable characters include the likes of Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves, who appeared in novels such as ”Joy in the Morning” (1946) and ”The Mating Season” (1949). His novels, short stories and musical comedies have been adapted numerous times for the screen and stage. These adaptations include ”Heavy Weather” (1995), a BBC-produced television film based on Wodehouse’s eponymous novel.