"The Swoop!" tells of the simultaneous invasion of England by several armies - "England was not merely beneath the heel of the invader. It was beneath the heels of nine invaders. There was barely standing-room."
The invaders are the Russians under Grand Duke Vodkakoff, the Germans under Prince Otto of Saxe-Pfennig - the reigning British monarch of the day was Edward VII of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - the Swiss Navy, the Monegasques, a band of Moroccan brigands under Raisuli, the Young Turks, the Mad Mullah from Somalialand, the Chinese under Prince Ping Pong Pang, and the Bollygollans in war canoes...
Artist Bio Author: Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (1881-1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century.
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