Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Due to a gaseous malfunction while simultaneously undergoing dental. P. G. Wodehouse was born in England in and in became an American citizen. He published more than ninety books and had a successful career. 30 Mar Laughing Gas by PG Wodehouse. Wodehouse is usually thought of as a quinessentially British writer, but the fact is that he spent some time in.
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He has sworn to literally “poke” all the unpleasant people around him “in the snoot”, starting with his press agent and the director of a recent film of his. A Mind to Murder.
He is to go to Hollywood and look for Aunt Clara’s son, his cousin Eggy, who seems to have gotten himself into trouble, and bring him back home.
OK, predictable, yes, but hey I’ll take it if it cracks me up! This causes me to wonder if the Freaky Friday people got the idea from Wodehouse. Now, having read two volumes of his short stories and a novel, i feel that I may have done all that can be expected of me in my attempts to try to warm to this man.
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I lost count of the hilarious lines Wodehouse wove into this ridiculous tapestry. Return to Book Page.
Leave It to Psmith. Email required Address never made public. But Ann and Reggie are now history, and Reggie is getting ready to go down on bended knee before April June—when toothache strikes. Apart from anything else, I felt I didn’t know her well enough. Yes, yes it probably is. The Novel Habits of Happiness.
One of Bertie’s friends always gets to marry the girl of his choice in the last few pages, and Bertie gets to have a nice breakfast on a veranda with a newspaper brought by Jeeves. I was gravely concerned.
He is 28, unmarried, and has a face like a lauhing. Bibliography Short stories Characters Locations Songs. Restored to his mature self, Reggie is rewarded with an opportunity to renew his addresses to Ann Bannister.
The Heart of a Goof. A few zingers against Hitler and Mussolini are early but not quite as stiff as I’d prefer.
Perhaps we ought to be handing out excerpts in pamphlet form to the downtrodden masses — buck them up a bit, that sort of thing. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. As the new head of his family, he is assigned a delicate task by his Aunt Clara and by Plimsoll, the family lawyer: Via Wikipedia I traced it back to ‘”Vice Versa: Sean O’Casey famously called him “English literature’s performing flea”, a description that Wodehouse used as the title of a collection of his letters to a friend, Bill Townend.
I suppose I lauhing have to proceed at any length about what a good time this book is. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I know I say it a lot, but I solemnly swear there are plenty of his books that aren’t my favourites. First lauyhing in wodehoue is references to The Great Depression.
The Clicking of Cuthbert. A Damsel in Distress.
PG Wodehouse the Satirist The comic genius in the guise of a satirist. We appreciate your feedback. Feb 15, Julie rated it it was amazing Shelves: He feels put-upon and is perpetually wriggling out of wedding engagements he hasn’t instigated. He goes meets and instantly falls in love with the famous acress, April June.
On the other hand, wherever Eggy whose complexion, especially in the morning, is described as “greenish” meets Reggie in Joey’s body, he thinks his drinking habits have got the better of him. Jeeves and Wooster Vol. Will he realise the sterling worth of Miss Bannister before it’s too late?