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by P.G. Wodehouse
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 4 months ago
A classic collection of stories featuring some of the funniest episodes in the life of Bertie Wooster, gentleman, and Jeeves, his gentleman's gentleman--in which Bertie's terrifying Aunt Agatha stalks the pages, seeking whom she may devour, while Bertie's friend Bingo Little falls in love with seven...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 4 years ago
two starsgranted, it's funny, really funny. however, it's also true that wodehouse should be imbibed sparingly. listening this book as continuous background noise made me think that wodehouse is a real sadist. poor bertie. i won't be surprised if tom and jerry were inspired by bertie and jeeves.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
Since his first appearance in print in 1919, Jeeves has become synonymous with British tongue-in-cheek humor. Valet to bumbling aristocrat Bertie Wooster, Jeeves is continually helping his employer out of scrapes. In this debut novel, Wooster's lovesick pal Bingo Little decides to marry and enlists ...
petkusj
petkusj rated it 5 years ago
Just re-read it and of course loved it. The irrepressible Lord Ickenham is a hoot, never letting circumstances defeat him because he knows a bald-faced lie trumps anything, especially among the dim-witted inhabitants of Blanding Castle. It had been so long since I'd read it, I had forgotten Horace D...
Sarah (I like big books and I cannot lie)
Apparently I’m in the minority here, but I wasn’t that thrilled by this installment in the Jeeves and Bertie Wooster saga. Though it is only the second Jeeves novel, it comes about 20 years into P.G. Wodehouse’s publishing career, but it still felt rather immature. The story is very episodic, leapfr...
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it 7 years ago
P.G. Wodehouse was a genius. And his stated admirers prove the point! Michael Dirda of the Washington Post loves him, and notes that George Orwell, Rudyard Kipling, A.E. Housman, M.R. James and Arthur Conan Doyle all thought Wodehouse was the bee's knees. W.H. Auden compared Wodehouse to Tolstoy a...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it 7 years ago
Nobody ever sent up the ridiculousness of his own class quite like Wodehouse, but best taken in small doses. The structure of the book is interesting; ostensibly a novel but every two chapters amounts to a complete story or vignette.
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it 8 years ago
Bertie had better get on his knees and thank God for Jeeves!
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
Bingo Little is keen on waitress Mabel - can Bertie's valet help? PG Wodehouse romp with Richard Briers and Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 9:00am Monday 23rd November 2009Duration:30 minutes
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 9 years ago
Tragically, I failed to put a fresh book in my work bag. Happily, I discovered this in a desk drawer. It's good to keep an emergency book on hand.
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