A Damsel In Distress
Publish date: November 3rd 2006
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
‘Comedy of errors’ is the best way to describe any PG Wodehouse book and this was no less. It was just hilarious made me laugh and giggle a lot! The story goes like this 'George Bevan' a famous composer simply falls in love with 'Patricia Maud Marsh' at first sight. But problems starts when he gets ...
It's summer, so it must be time for a Wodehouse! Read By Jonathan Cecil "The Peer and the Policeman." "Outside the 'Carlton,' 'tis averred, these stirring happenings occurred. The hour, 'tis said (and no one doubts) was half-past two, or thereabouts. The day was fair, the sky was blue, and eve...
I love spending time with Wodehouse. The man had such an innocent, jovial, it'll-all-work-out-for-the-best-in-the-end way of thinking. The language and comedic rhythm in A Damsel In Distress, as in all his other works, is "spot on" (to use a nice Britishism).
This book was a Blandings book in the same way that Cause Celeb featured Bridget Jones: the characters were often less hyperbolic, but readers can tell that the author started from a similar point with both books. In Helen Fielding's case, it was a British Singleton who couldn't keep a man. Cause Ce...
I wonder how in the world Wodehouse dreamed up all these twists and turns. Sheer comic genius.
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