Do Butlers Burgle Banks involves a small team of crooks who prowl the English countryside, burgling wealthy estates by getting the leader of the team, Horace, installed as the trustworthy butler. Mike Bond becomes their newest target, not for the jewelry kept in glass cases, but for the mounds of cash kept in Bond's Bank. This might be just the lucky break Mr. Bond needs, because his bank is going bankrupt. Throw in some ladies handy with an umbrella, safe-crackers getting lured in by evangelism, romantic entanglements galore, and as you can imagine, hilarity ensues.
For anybody who's a Wodehouse fan, but is only familiar with Jeeves and Wooster or the Lord Emsworth/Blandings crew, Do Butlers Burgle Banks is a light, fun addition to the collection. For readers new to Wodehouse, though, I would recommend holding off on this one until you know you like Wodehouse.
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