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Mike at Wrykyn by P. G. WodehousePrequel
Mike and Psmith by P. G. Wodehouse1
Mike by P. G. WodehouseCombines Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith
Psmith in the City by P. G. Wodehouse2
Psmith Journalist by P. G. Wodehouse3
Leave it to Psmith by P. G. Wodehouse4

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The very talkative Psmith is a witty, fluent speaker, with an impressive vocabulary and the ability to baffle and bamboozle his listeners when he chooses.   He is almost never visibly taken about or at a loss.  He is rather affected; fastidious, a dandy, and wears a monocle.   It is easy to fall into thinking that he is effete, but he has consider resources when they are called for.

His best friend is Michael, "Mike", Jackson whom he meets when they are both exiled to Sedleigh School.

Psmith does not appear in Mike at Wrykyn, but it is the prequel to Mike and Psmith.

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