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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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Thinking Bertie is the thief and that he is also crazy, Sir Roderick storms off, explaining that he prefers to spend his time in less eccentric society. For my money Wodehouse is the greatest British humorist of the 20th century.

I loved his way of writing and his ability to generate fun even in routine and ordinary situations.

Can’t be read without LOL. Shelve Aunts Aren’t Gentlemen.

Yes, I will continue reading about further misadventures of Bernie Wooster and Jeeves. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [I enjoyed the humour and the characters in this book very much. My affliction with Wodehousitis is perhaps acute. Often his attempts to help are less than welcome, or there is some confusion, but overall the entire collection is humorous and nicely realised.

While the p.g.wodehoues of stories featuring the character of Jeeves are often referred to as the “Jeeves” stories, the series is also called by other names such as the “Jeeves and Wooster” or p.g.wodwhouse and Woosher stories.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Percy Jeeves was killed at the Battle of the Somme during the attack on High Wood in Julyless than a year after the first appearance of the Wodehouse character who would make his name a household word. I have read numerous dooster by the great man and all, to one degree or another, are a delight.

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View all 13 comments. Jeeves is more a direct Mr. Everyone in the tale thinks Jeeves is. In case you have not read Wodehouse yet, let me say that if you enjoy absurd British humor and beautiful English, you are seriously missing out.

Bertie Wooster narrates in the first person all the stories but two, ” Bertie Changes His Mind ” which Jeeves himself narrates in the first personand Ring for P.g.worehouse which features Jeeves but not Bertie Wooster and is written in the third person. Woostrr cousin Egbert is a constable and plays a role in the short story ” Without the Option “.

Jeeves and the Dog McIntoshoriginally published However, Bingo doesn’t show up, leaving Bertie with no choice but to jump in himself to save Oswald. Miraculously, Jeeves appears to save the day, but not without putting our hero through some hilarious paces. There are the requisite share of moments p.g.wkdehouse make one chuckle the Pro-Con list comes to mind but there are an equal if not greater number of moments that make one cringe.

Performing Flea Over Seventy. However, there’s better hilarity to be found amongst the author’s canon. So Bertie says that he will go and tell Oswald. As the series progressed, Jeeves assumed the role of Bertie Wooster’s co-protagonist.

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P.G. Wodehouse reading list: the Jeeves and Wooster stories

Wodehouse — char… More. Bertie advises her to arouse Uncle Tom’s concern for her by pretending to have lost her appetite through worry. The two characters are almost interchangeable except for the absence of Jeeves in the Pepper stories. Furthermore, how funny can stuffy British Aristocrats be?

Whatever the cause of Bertie Wooster’s consternat… P.g.wodehojse. I love serious literature too, but sometimes I just want something light, and Bertie Wooster and Jeeves fill the bill!

Short Stories by Clare West. Jeeves and the Love That Purifiesoriginally published When Bertie must stay by himself in a hotel in ” The Aunt and the Sluggard “, he struggles without having Jeeves there to press his clothes and bring him tea, saying “I don’t know when I’ve felt so rotten.

Wodehouse described Robinson as a “walking Encylopaedia Britannica “. I’ve read this all before! Jeeves 1 – 10 of 15 books.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Sorry, that person’s shelf is private. Now part of the charm of Hugh Laurie playing Wooster is that his facial expressions are just priceless. Aunt Dahlia, on the other hand, describes Bertie as p.g.wofehouse ‘fathead nephew’, ‘young blot’ or ‘young menace of the Western Hemisphere’. Jeeves’s noggin seems to contain all the knowledge in the world and then some, which makes him the ultimate problem-solver.

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