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By Jonathan Ames

Alan Blair, the hero of get up, Sir!, is a tender, loony author with a variety of difficulties of the psychological, emotional, sexual, non secular, and actual kind. He's first-class at difficulties. yet fortunately for Alan, he has a private valet named Jeeves, who does his most sensible to make things better out for his bothered grasp. And Alan does locate hassle at any place he is going. He embarks on a dangerous and weird highway trip, his vacation spot being an artists colony in Saratoga Springs. There Alan encounters a beautiful femme fatale who's in ownership of the main marvelous nostril within the heritage of noses. the sort of nostril can purely result in a wild catastrophe for somebody like Alan, and Jeeves attempts to aid him, but...

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The whole country is fighting to get tickets to see him. It’s nothing personal – it’s just showbiz. ’ ‘I understand,’ said Dancing Dan through gritted teeth, ‘that my own hard-earned reputation is being ruined by a wretched little twerp who slobbers over his own bum! I demand that you get rid of him! ’ ‘Fine,’ Colin Gumbo said. ‘It’s you. ’ Dancing Dan howled. ‘You can’t do that! This circus is nothing without me! ’ 24 Circus Berzerkus Text 19/1/05 4:20 PM Page 25 ‘You’re a top-class performer and I pay you well for it,’ Colin Gumbo replied.

There are lights going on everywhere! ’ Lights were indeed flicking on in some of the caravans. Already a couple of people were running towards us, shining torches over the grass. ’ Dan commanded. ‘Straight ahead – this way! For God’s sake, do you always have to glow like that? You’re a danger to shipping! ’ ‘I save your life,’ the Great Zambini panted grimly as he ran. ’ Dan spluttered beside him. ‘For what? For waking Queenie up so she could rip my arms off? ’ ‘That no my fault. ’ ‘Rubbish. ’ ‘I see ghost of elephant.

Something not so obvious, eh? ’ Shortly after that, he left. The circus started as usual at seven o’clock and I gave the worst performance I’d ever given in my life. I was so upset that I couldn’t do anything right. I twirled the wrong way. I lost my balance when I went up on two legs. As for my famous blindfolded hop, it was more like a blindfolded trip-and-fall-flat-on-my-backside. I couldn’t wait to get back to my cage. I stayed awake all that night, thinking about what Dan had said. Some time in the wee hours of the morning, I took a solemn oath.

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