|Psmith Journalist (1915) [Novel]|
by P.G. Wodehouse
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Having accompanied Mike to New York City, Psmith lands a job at Cosy Moments
magazine, and persuades editor Billy Windsor to turn it into a muckraking journal. Their exposť of slum tenements elicits a bribe offer from the gangster landlord, but "Cozy Moments cannot be muzzled," says Psmith, and the landlord must make more strenuous efforts to discourage them.
There is a comma in the title, but for some reason it is absent from the covers of most editions, and the novel seems to be better known without it.
The U.S. version of a completely different Wodehouse novel, The Prince and Betty, incorporated part of the original magazine serialization of Psmith, Journalist; in it Psmith is renamed Smith and is evidently a minor character, which would undoubtably distress him, had he any way of knowing. The U.K. version of the novel did not incorporate the Smith material.
Original title: Psmith, Journalist
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction