P.G. Wodehouse’s series of comic novels featuring young British dilettante Bertram Bertie Wooster, and his wry valet Jeeves, who is often the cause of editions. This collection of short stories is a good exampl More. Want to Read. This one contains 9 stories with 5 of them telling Jeeves and Wooster adventures in New .. This is a collection of eight short stories written by P. G. Wodehouse. The Jeeves “canon” consists of 35 short stories and 11 novels. to rewrite the Pepper stories, switching Reggie’s character to Bertie Wooster and combining.
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He also offers the same advice to Gussie, to show his love for Madeline. The first one was decent enough, but nothing to write home about; the next one finally delivered: Jeeves, you’re just awesome! I notice now when she comes in to talk to me that she lists to one side to keep one hip from hooking under the arm of the chair.
Well, here’s the scoop. Jun 16, Trevor rated it really liked it Shelves: A Bertie and Jeeves classic, featuring the Junior… More. The stories have a cartoonish aspect, such as when Bertie says of an irritated Aunt Dahlia, “A sudden flame shot through her eyes, singeing my hair”.
The Code of the Woosters by P. Bertie says that Jeeves is persuasive and magnetic.
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January 29, at 3: She fitted into my biggest arm-chair as if it had been built round her by some one who knew they were wearing arm-chairs tight around the hips that season. Jeeves —81 Blandings — If you are a fan of Wodehouse, this is more of the same. Keep a Wodehouse handy for a day when you are feeling glum. Yes, I will continue reading about further misadventures of Bernie Wooster and Jeeves. Often his attempts to help are less than welcome, or there is some confusion, but overall the entire collection is humorous and nicely realised.
Kernaasti, Jeeves by P. It’s very subtle and a bit underwhelming. Me, I have hit the hay, but I do not sleep so good, and presently I wake and up I look, and there is one who makes faces against me through the dashed window”.
Also an ocassion for Bertie to realise how much he depends on Jeeves for his daily comforts and peace of mind. A hilarious mess of stolen paintings, artistic temperaments and persuasive damzels.
P.G. Wodehouse reading list: the Jeeves and Wooster stories – Plumtopia
He speaks intelligently and correctly, using proper titles for members of the nobility. Shelve Jeeves and the Tie That Binds.
View all 10 comments. Shelve Wooste Ho, Jeeves. Oh well, I guess I learned something new. Showing of reviews. Augustus ‘Gussie’ Fink-Nottle is described as ‘a teetotal bachelor with a face like a fish’. One ueeves Jeeves’s hobbies is fishing, which he tends to do during his annual summer holiday. However, since Jeeves invariably stays in Bertie’s employ, the quote suggests that Jeeves puts up with and even enjoys Bertie’s continuing society more than Bertie’s friends and relatives do.
Over the course of Wodehouse’s career, he wrote plays, lyrics, nearly a hundred novels and countless short stories and articles.
View all 18 comments. The next day, he arrives at Ditteredge and meets Bingo, who is accompanying Oswald while he is fishing. In case you have not read Wodehouse yet, let me say storries if you enjoy absurd British humor and beautiful English, you are seriously missing out.
With the combination of old Stoker a father of Bertie’s former engagementPauline extremely likable American girland Brinkley Bertie’s temporary valet who’s the opposite of Jeeves ,this is a great book!!!!!! I’ll get some flack for this, but I didn’t find Animal House funny at all. Lists with This Book. The two characters are almost interchangeable p.g.wodeuouse for the absence of Jeeves in the Pepper stories.
After reading p.g.wovehouse fiction and war stodies back to back for a month, I was dying to read something really light and refreshing. An efficient method of reading the entire Jeeves canon is to read The World of Jeevesfollowed by the eleven novels in order of publication. Retrieved 22 April Like the preceding novel Thank You, JeevesRight Ho, Jeeves uses Bertie’s rebellion against Jeeves to create strong plot conflict that is sustained through most of the story.
Jeeves claims that travel is educational, though Bertie suspects that Jeeves has a Viking strain and “yearns for the tang of the salt breezes”. Their styles seemed so similar “seemed”; so far, I prefer JKJ. Jeeves tells Bertie how to steal a painting with treacle and brown paper, and says that this is “the recognized method in vogue in the burgling industry”.
In my opinion you and Lady Florence were quite unsuitably matched You come in etories a lion, you take your snootful, and you got out like a lamb. She took two steps with the chair still attached to her hips and then the chair just popped off.
So Storiez says that he will go and tell Oswald.
The stories did manage to make me giggle and break out into a chuckle once or maybe twice Can anyone please tell me – are the rest of the books like that? As the series progressed, Jeeves assumed the role of Bertie Wooster’s co-protagonist.
Wodehouse despite some enjoyable moments and, should you be new to Wodehouse then rest assured there are many more enjoyable and satisfying books than this one.