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Leave it to PsmithDaniel_Bibbit 5223 4 0
In P.G. Wodehouse's famous novel, Freddie and his uncle are in difficulties. Freddie wants to start a bookmaker’s business and to marry Eve, while his uncle wants to raise money, unbeknown to his wife, to help a runaway daughter. Freddie persuades his uncle to steal his wife’s necklace and sees Psmith’s advertisement in a daily paper. Freddie enlists the services of Psmith to steal the necklace. There are plots and counterplots. Psmith steals, not the necklace, but Eve's heart.
The Picture of Dorian GreyDaniel_Bibbit 5615 2 0
All art is quite useless. In Oscar Wilde's controversial novel, Dorian Gray is the subject of a portrait in oil by Basil Hallward, an artist impressed and infatuated by Dorian's beauty. Through Basil, Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, and he soon is enthralled by the aristocrat's hedonistic world view: that beauty and sensual fulfillment are the only things worth pursuing in life.