The Code of the Woosters
P.G.Wodehouse's best-loved creation by far is the master-servant team of Bertie Wooster, the likable nitwit, and Jeeves, his effortlessly superior valet and protector. This unlikely duo is as famous as Holmes and Watson, Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, and Tracy and Hepburn, but they have their own... show more
P.G.Wodehouse's best-loved creation by far is the master-servant team of Bertie Wooster, the likable nitwit, and Jeeves, his effortlessly superior valet and protector. This unlikely duo is as famous as Holmes and Watson, Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, and Tracy and Hepburn, but they have their own very special inimitable charm. According to Walter Clemons, Newsweek, "They are at their best in The Code of the Woosters," in which Bertie is rescued from his bumbling escapades time and time again by that gentleman's gentleman: Jeeves.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 12th 2005
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
Series: Jeeves 3 (#7)
Bertie is a sweetheart as always, and the combo is great to read (Jeeves has some nice ideas and I love how he "persuades" Bertie to go on a cruise). But the "friends" of Bertie in this volume were really annoying! 1) Gussie is an ass, is always asking for help and if he can't do a thing, first he t...
No one weaves a plot like Wodehouse. Also, if you have a cow creamer, guard it with your life.The 2012 re-read:Aunt Dahlia dispatches Bertie to Totleigh Towers to purlorn a silver cow creamer coveted by his uncle Tom from Sir Watkyn Basset. Unfortunately, Bertie has his work cut out for him in the...
The Code Of The Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book reminded me why I love the English of the 20s and the 30s. The language is just amazing. The story is funny without going overboard. I fell in love, and intend to read through as much Woodhouse as I can get my hands on.I o...
Bertram "Bertie" Wilburforce Wooster, the Pride of the Woosters...what a lovable character!
Classic Wodehouse. It doesn't get any better than this...actually it doesn't get much different than this either. Perhaps that's not entirely fair. For me at least, The Code of the Woosters contains some of my favorite scenes and some of Wodehouse's most memorable characters. Herein his hero Bertie ...