Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
Series: Blandings Castle (#1)
I'm a little late with my reviews of the books of 1915! Then again, what's really the difference between a century, and a century and ten weeks? The Song of The Lark by Willa Cather I’m going to go out on a limb and say this was the best novel of 1915. When I told my brother I was reading T...
bookshelves: amusing, winter-20132014, published-1915, series, radio-4x, fradio, treasure Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from January 29 to February 01, 2014 Description: One thing that constantly disrupts the peace of life at Blandings is the constant incursion of impostors. Blandings...
"The sunshine of a fair Spring morning fell graciously upon London town. Out in Piccadilly its heartening warmth seemed to infuse into traffic and pedestrians alike a novel jauntiness, so that 'bus-drivers jested and even the lips of chauffeurs uncurled into not unkindly smiles. Policemen whistled a...
I have always meant to read the works of P.G. Wodehouse, best known for his Wooster and Jeeves series. But he also wrote another series, about the Earl of Emsworth and Blandings Castle, the family home. What is always fun is that Wodehouse had a great ability to skewer the upper classes, and Lord Em...
Something Fresh, published in 1915, is a prime example of Wodehouse's early style. There are pulp fiction authors, businessmen from Hong Kong, plucky young women, foppish and rich young men, overbearing American fathers, and eccentric old men. Mistaken or false identities abound, and when an object ...