With ”Death at the Excelsior” the master of humor, P.G. Wodehouse, entertains his readers with a classic detective story. When a sea captain dies under terribly mysterious circumstances on land, detective Paul Snyder is called in to solve the case. Yet it is far from an easy one: the captain was inside his room at a boarding house called The Excelsior and died of a snake bite. The problem is, the door was locked and there is no snake to be found. How is this possible? The 20th-century mystery keeps the reader in its grip until the end, while also providing some of that famous Wodehouse humor.
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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.