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The Golden Bat By P&G Wodehouse Bibliography

The following is an incomplete list of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse grouped by the Wodehouse canon to which they belong, if applicable.

For a list of Wodehouse's books, including novels and collections of short stories, see P. G. Wodehouse bibliography.

Blandings[edit]

The following 10 short stories feature Blandings Castle, its owner Lord Emsworth or members of his family. There are also 11 Blandings novels including an unfinished novel.

  • "The Custody of the Pumpkin" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "Lord Emsworth Acts for the Best" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "Pig-hoo-o-o-o-ey" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "Company for Gertrude" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "The Go-getter" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "Lord Emsworth and the Girl Friend" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "The Crime Wave at Blandings" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "Birth of a Salesman" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "Sticky Wicket at Blandings" (Plum Pie, 1966)
  • "Life with Freddie" (Plum Pie, 1966; not set in Blandings Castle but contains Lord Emsworth's son, Freddie Threepwood)

Drones Club / Eggs, Beans and Crumpets[edit]

Main article: Drones Club stories

There are 21 short stories in the main Drones Club canon. A subset of the Drones Club stories are told by "Eggs, Beans and Crumpets":

  • "Fate" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "Tried in the Furnace" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "Trouble Down at Tudsleigh" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "The Amazing Hat Mystery" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "Goodbye to All Cats" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "The Luck of the Stiffhams" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "Noblesse Oblige" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "Uncle Fred Flits By" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "The Masked Troubadour" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1936) – (later recycled as non-Drones story "Reggie and the Greasy Bird")
  • "All's Well with Bingo" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "Bingo and the Peke Crisis" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "The Editor Regrets" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "Sonny Boy" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)

Golf stories[edit]

Featuring 31 short stories, most narrated by the Oldest Member, from his seat in the nineteenth hole.

  • "Archibald's Benefit" (The Man Upstairs, 1914)
  • "A Woman is Only a Woman," Saturday Evening Post, 7 June 1919 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "Ordeal by Golf," Collier's, 6 December 1919 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "A Mixed Threesome," McClure's, June 1920 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "Sundered Hearts," Strand, December 1920 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Rough Stuff," Chicago Tribune, 10 October 1920 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Salvation of George Mackintosh," Strand, June 1921 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Long Hole," Strand, August 1921 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Heel of Achilles," Strand, November 1921 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Coming of Gowf," Strand, May 1921 (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Clicking of Cuthbert," Strand, October 1921 (as "The Unexpected Clicking of Cuthbert") (reprinted in The Clicking of Cuthbert, 1922)
  • "The Heart of a Goof" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "High Stakes" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "Keeping in with Vosper" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "Chester Forgets Himself" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "The Magic Plus Fours" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "The Awakening of Rollo Podmarsh" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "Rodney Fails to Qualify" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "Jane Gets off the Fairway" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "The Purification of Rodney Spelvin" (The Heart of a Goof, 1926)
  • "Those in Peril on the Tee", also a Mr Mulliner story (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Letter of the Law" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "Farewell to Legs" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "There's Always Golf" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "Up from the Depths" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "Feet of Clay" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "Excelsior" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "Rodney Has a Relapse" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "Tangled Hearts" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "Scratch Man" (A Few Quick Ones, 1959)
  • "Sleepy Time" (Plum Pie, 1966)

Jeeves[edit]

All of the 35 following short stories feature Drones Club member Bertie Wooster and his valet, Jeeves. There are also 11 Jeeves novels.

Fourteen of the chapters in The Inimitable Jeeves were derived by splitting seven previously-published short stories; these original titles are given in parentheses.

  • "Extricating Young Gussie" (The Man with Two Left Feet, 1917)
  • "Leave it to Jeeves" ("The Artistic Career of Corky") (My Man Jeeves, 1919; Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest" (My Man Jeeves, 1919; Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Jeeves and the Hard-boiled Egg" (My Man Jeeves, 1919; Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Jeeves Exerts the Old Cerebellum" and "No Wedding Bells for Bingo", ("Jeeves in the Springtime") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "Aunt Agatha Speaks Her Mind" and "Pearls Mean Tears" ("Aunt Agatha Takes the Count") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "The Pride of the Woosters is Wounded" and "The Hero's Reward" ("Scoring off Jeeves") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "Introducing Claude and Eustace" and "Sir Roderick Comes To Lunch" ("Sir Roderick Comes to Lunch") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "A Letter of Introduction" and "Startling Dressiness of a Lift Attendant" ("Jeeves and the Chump Cyril") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "Comrade Bingo" and "Bingo Has a Bad Goodwood" ("Comrade Bingo") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "The Great Sermon Handicap" (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "The Purity of the Turf" (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "The Metropolitan Touch" (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "The Delayed Exit of Claude and Eustace" (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "Bingo and the Little Woman" and "All's Well" ("Bingo and the Little Woman") (The Inimitable Jeeves, 1923)
  • "Jeeves Takes Charge" (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "The Aunt and the Sluggard" (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "The Rummy Affair of Old Biffy" (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Without the Option" (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Fixing it for Freddie" (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Clustering Round Young Bingo" (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Bertie Changes His Mind", the only story which Jeeves narrates (Carry On, Jeeves, 1925)
  • "Jeeves and the Impending Doom" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "The Inferiority Complex of Old Sippy" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Jeeves and the Yule-tide Spirit" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Jeeves and the Song of Songs" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Episode of the Dog McIntosh" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "The Spot of Art" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Jeeves and the Kid Clementina" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "The Love That Purifies" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Jeeves and the Old School Chum" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Indian Summer of an Uncle" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "The Ordeal of Young Tuppy" (Very Good, Jeeves, 1930)
  • "Jeeves Makes an Omelette" (A Few Quick Ones, 1959)
  • "Jeeves and the Greasy Bird" (Plum Pie, 1966)

Mr Mulliner[edit]

The following 40 short stories are narrated by pub raconteur Mr Mulliner, usually told to an unsuspecting victim and concerning members of his enormous family.

  • "The Truth About George" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "A Slice of Life" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "The Bishop's Move" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "Came the Dawn" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "The Story of William" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "Portrait of a Disciplinarian" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "The Romance of a Bulb-Squeezer" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "Honeysuckle Cottage" (Meet Mr Mulliner, 1927)
  • "The Reverent Wooing of Archibald" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Man Who Gave Up Smoking" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Story of Cedric" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Ordeal of Osbert Mulliner" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "Those in Peril on the Tee" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "Something Squishy" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Awful Gladness of the Mater" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Passing of Ambrose" (Mr Mulliner Speaking, 1929)
  • "The Smile that Wins" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "The Story of Webster" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "Cats Will be Cats" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "The Knightly Quest of Mervyn" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "The Voice from the Past" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "Open House" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "Best Seller" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "Strychnine in the Soup (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "Gala Night" (Mulliner Nights, 1933)
  • "Monkey Business" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "The Nodder" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "The Juice of an Orange" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "The Rise of Minna Nordstrom" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "The Castaways" (Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, 1935)
  • "Archibald and the Masses" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "The Code of the Mulliners" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "The Fiery Wooing of Mordred" (Young Men in Spats, 1936)
  • "Buried Treasure" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "Anselm Gets His Chance" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "The Right Approach" (A Few Quick Ones, 1959)
  • "Big Business" (A Few Quick Ones, 1959)
  • "George and Alfred" (Plum Pie, 1966)

Reggie Pepper[edit]

Main article: Reggie Pepper

There are 7 short stories featuring Reggie Pepper, some of which were later rewritten with other characters.

School stories[edit]

This list of 36 short stories is ordered by first magazine publication, with the school marked where known. Note that some stories seem to have been rewritten with a different location for later republication. Several of Wodehouse's early novels also feature various schools.

  • "The Prize Poem" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903 / The Eighteen-Carat Kid and Other Stories (1979) (US)) (St. Austins)
  • "L'Affaire Uncle John" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "The Strange Disappearance of Mr Buxton-Smythe" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997)
  • "Author!" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "The Tabby Terror" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "The Babe and the Dragon" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "Bradshaw's Little Story" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903 / The Swoop! and Other Stories, 1979) (US)) (St. Austins)
  • "The Odd Trick" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "How Paine Bucked Up" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "Welch's Mile Record" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (St. Austins)
  • "Harrison's Slight Error" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "How Pillingshot Scored" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "The Manoeuvres of Charteris" (a.k.a. "Out of Bounds!") (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903) (St. Austins)
  • "A Shocking Affair" (Tales of St. Austin's, 1903 / The Swoop! and Other Stories, 1979 (US)) (St. Austins)
  • "Jackson's Extra" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "Blenkinsop's Benefit" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Beckford/Locksley)
  • "Homeopathic Treatment" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "An Afternoon Dip" (a.k.a. "Jackson's Dip") (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997)
  • "The Reformation of Study Sixteen" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "A Corner in Lines" (The Uncollected Wodehouse, 1976 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997)
  • "The Autograph Hunters" (The Uncollected Wodehouse, 1976 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (St. Austins / Locksley)
  • "Ruthless Reginald" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "The Politeness of Princes" (The Swoop! and Other Stories, 1979 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "Shields' and the Cricket Cup" (The Swoop! and Other Stories, 1979 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "An Affair of Boats" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "The Last Place" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "The Deserter" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "An International Affair" (The Swoop! and Other Stories, 1979 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "A Division of Spoil" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)
  • "Playing the Game" (a.k.a. "Scott's Sister") (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997)
  • "Personally Conducted" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Beckford/Locksley)
  • "The Guardian" (The Swoop! and Other Stories, 1979 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Eckleton)
  • "Stone and the Weed" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Sedleigh)
  • "Pillingshot, Detective" (The Uncollected Wodehouse, 1976 (US) / Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (St. Austins)
  • "Pillingshot's Paper" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (St. Austins)
  • "Educating Aubrey" (Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere, 1997) (Wrykyn)

Ukridge[edit]

In addition to the following 19 short stories, Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge also appears in a single full-length novel, Love Among the Chickens (1906).

  • "Ukridge's Dog College" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "Ukridge's Accident Syndicate" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "The Debut of Battling Billson" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "First Aid for Dora" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "The Return of Battling Billson" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "Ukridge Sees Her Through" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "No Wedding Bells for Him" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "The Long Arm of Looney Coote" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "The Exit of Battling Billson" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "Ukridge Rounds a Nasty Corner" (Ukridge, 1924)
  • "Ukridge and the Home from Home" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "The Come-back of Battling Billson" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "The Level Business Head" (Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937)
  • "A Bit of Luck for Mabel" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "Buttercup Day" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "Ukridge and the Old Stepper" (Eggs, Beans and Crumpets, 1940)
  • "Success Story" (Nothing Serious, 1950)
  • "A Tithe for Charity" (A Few Quick Ones, 1959)
  • "Ukridge Starts a Bank Account" (Plum Pie, 1966)

References[edit]

Sources consulted

Table of Contents
List of Works by Genre and Title
List of Works in Alphabetical Order.
P. G. Wodehouse Biography

Novels:
A Damsel in Distress
The Coming of Bill
The Gem Collector
The Girl on the Boat
The Gold Bat
The Head of Kay's
Indiscretions of Archie
The Intrusion of Jimmy
Jill the Reckless or The Little Warrior
The Little Nugget
Love Among the Chickens Illustrated by Armand Both
MiTable of Contents
List of Works by Genre and Title
List of Works in Alphabetical Order.
P. G. Wodehouse Biography

Novels:
A Damsel in Distress
The Coming of Bill
The Gem Collector
The Girl on the Boat
The Gold Bat
The Head of Kay's
Indiscretions of Archie
The Intrusion of Jimmy
Jill the Reckless or The Little Warrior
The Little Nugget
Love Among the Chickens Illustrated by Armand Both
Mike Illustrated by T. M. R. Whitwell
Mike and Psmith
A Man of Means
My Man Jeeves
Not George Washington. An Autobiographical Novel
Piccadilly Jim
The Pothunters
A Prefect's Uncle
The Prince and Betty
Psmith in the City
Psmith, Journalist
Right Ho, Jeeves
Something New
The Swoop! or How Clarence Saved England
Tales of St. Austin's
Three Men and a Maid
Uneasy Money
The White Feather
William Tell Told Again Illustrated by Philip Dadd

Stories Collections:
Death At The Excelsior
Jeeves Takes Charge and Other Stories
The Man Upstairs and Other Stories
The Man With Two Left Feet And Other Stories
The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories

Stories
Ahead of Schedule
Archibald's Benefit
At Geisenheimer's
The Autograph Hunters
The Best Sauce
Bill the Bloodhound
Black for Luck
By Advice of Counsel
Concealed Art
A Corner in Lines
Crowned Heads
Death at the Excelsior
Deep Waters
Disentangling Old Duggie
Extricating Young Gussie
The Goal-Keeper and the Plutocrat
The Good Angel
The Guardian
An International Affair
In Alcala
Jeeves and the Chump Cyril
Jeeves in the Springtime
Jeeves Takes Charge
The Making of Mac's
The Man, the Maid, and the Miasma
The Man with Two Left Feet
The Man Upstairs
The Man Who Disliked Cats
The Mixer
Misunderstood
One Touch of Nature
Out of School
Pillingshot, Detective
The Politeness of Princes
Pots O'Money
The Romance of an Ugly Policeman
Rough-Hew Them How We Will
Ruth in Exile
A Sea of Troubles
Shields' And the Cricket Cup
Sir Agravaine a Tale of King Arthur's Round Table
Something to Worry About
The Test Case
Tom, Dick, and Harry
Three from Dunsterville
The Tuppenny Millionaire
When Doctors Disagree
When Papa Swore in Hindustani
Wilton's Holiday

Articles
Some Aspects of Game-Captaincy
An Unfinished Collection
The New Advertising
The Secret Pleasures of Reginald
My Battle with Drink
In Defense of Astigmatism
Photographers and Me
A Plea for Indoor Golf
The Alarming Spread of Poetry
My Life As a Dramatic Critic
The Agonies of Writing a Musical Comedy
On the Writing of Lyrics
The Past Theatrical Season

Poems
Damon and Pythias
The Haunted Tram...more

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