Ring For Jeeves: A Wooster & Jeeves Comedy
Publish date: August 16th 2011
Edition language: English
Series: Jeeves 3 (#10)
So I started this one and thought it weird that it was written in 3rd person. When I finished chapter 1, and started chapter 2, still in 3rd person and no Bertie yet, I leafed through and only found Jeeves' name. So then I took a look at the plot (which I usually never do before reading a book) and ...
bookshelves: published-1953, radio-4, spring-2014, amusing, sport, britain-england, filthy-lucre, gambling Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from April 26 to May 04, 2014 R4http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0414qtyDescription: Brilliantly funny comedy-thriller. Jeeves is on loan to young ...
The story is adapted from a play Come On, Jeeves that Wodehouse wrote with his friend Guy Bolton. Written in third person narrative and the only Jeeves & Wooster novel without *gasp* Bertie.
Ring for Jeeves is another fairly routine Wodehouse novel, though it is distinct in the Jeeves and Wooster series because Wooster is away for this story. Bertie, instead of avoiding aunts, is at a special school to prepare members of the upper class for a possible populist uprising. Unfortunately, ...
I've only read The Return of Jeeves, but this was the only listing on Goodreads for that title...Anyways, a bit less interesting and sparkling than Wodehouse's norm and not one of his that I would recommend.