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IN THE GENRE OF COMEDY AND HUMOR ALL HIS STORIES ARE HIGHLY ENTERTAINING AND ALSO STOREHOUSE OF EXCELLENT LANGUAGE USAGE THE CURRENT BOOK IS NO EXCEPTION I WISH EVERYBODY READS AND ENJOYS THE WORKS OF THE MASTER STORY TELLER RAS SASTRY Late Wodehouse and the plot will be familiar "to faithful readers but I still loved reading it Wodehouse s writing as usual is crisp light clever " faithful readers but I still loved reading it Wodehouse s writing as usual is crisp light clever funny The comic genius of Wodehouse never ceases to amaze me Delightful storysurprising humor and development arrived in good "funny The comic genius of Wodehouse never ceases to amaze me Delightful storysurprising humor and development arrived in good Having previously concentrated my Wodehouse reading in what were considered his peak years probably the 1930 s I was always a little weary of sampling anything from his later works because the fear was always there that his writing may have lost its fizz later in life Recently finding this in The Strand bookstore in New York I decided to give it a go I needn t have worried this is uite possibly one of the funniest books I ve ver readIt s hard to believe that Plum was almost 90 years old when he wrote The Girl In Blue The prose is Zoete tranen exuisite and the wit razor sharp This is the work of a man so utterly atase with the tools of his trade that the genius just comes out Water Music effortlessly Every sentence is anxpertly crafted masterpiece and it s no Revived exaggeration to say that virtuallyvery one is funny I read this on the bus and the subway and chuckled audibly through the whole thingDon t listen to any of the misery guts who claim that this pales in comparison with his Student Research Projects in Calculus earlier works If it did I would not hesitate to say so Wodehouse like almostvery other comic genius wrote "a couple of stinkers Prior to this I read Laughing Gas and "couple of stinkers Prior to this I read Laughing Gas and it severely lacking compared to his Jeeves Wooster and Blandings Castle books The Girl In Blue is very bit as good as them if not better There s always at least one Wodehouse reviewer who complains that he recycles his plots characters and phrases Hello that s part of the charm of WodehouseIf you ve beaten his arlier works to death and wish there was something as funny to read for the first time don t Love for Imperfect Things even think about ordering this Just do it It s a work of comic art Best writer in English of the 20th century Can always lift you away from the perils of the present to his halcyon world which never spoils What one wouldxpect from Wodehouse A treat for fans though perhaps an acuired taste for modern reader. Ippi. Some backgroundPG Wodehouse was a very prolific writer of minor mannered usually manor house comic A Heart of Stone ephemera Feather light pointless stories and novellas told in the most deft daft happy language Because of thenormous popularity of his most famous books Bertie and Jeeves my personal favorites Psmith and Blandings Castle it can be "hard to find his many other titles Thanks to the Random House Every man ditions many of this "to find his many other titles Thanks to "the Random House Every man ditions many of this can be found in lovely hand sized hard back ditions The fly "Random House Every man ditions many of this can be found in lovely hand sized hard back ditions The fly on The Girl
Blue tells me that as of 2010 they had 72 titles in plus this one and with to followThe Girl in Blue is like so many other PG Wodehouse books legant popcorn for the mind We have the usual assortment of boorish rich Americans impecunious younger brothers of the British gentry and an assortment of head strong but romance hungry women There is also a man servant with greater wisdom or at least cleverness then his Love Is a Fairy Tale employersUnusual in these kinds of books at least one of the leading male characters is willing to work if only he has the money to cover both his bad habits gambling and his responsibilities His responsibility is Mellingham the family s crumbling country house The house is just this side of past redemptionxcept that Crispin accepts paying lodgers if not all of their constant needs for things like hot water and non leaking ceilingsAlso unusual for Wodehouse the women however overly romantic or overbearing they are not so hearty as to be off putting All are an sufficiently agreeable company as to be worthy of tender male feeling and smart Promise at Dawn enough to command male attentionsMellingham House by design and accident with become the stage for all of our assembled cast They will undergo the usual in the way of confused motives break andntry but for the best motives and overly complex schemes Never less then what we xpect from Plummy WodehouseWhat we also xpect from Plummy and is delivered is his spritely froth of language Somehow Wodehouse manages to Bangkok Wakes to Rain engage the mind in what isntertainment Plot rarely matters and character development is when it happens secondary What brings us here is the language Carefully constructed arabesues in words Wodehouse s mastery is that his careful work reads ffortlessly Rather like the finest acting never has you thinking What wonderful actingIf you are looking for a way into the PG Wodehouse library. 108. .
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The Girl in Blue is a fun starting point For us longtime it is another of his signature stories The Girl in Blue and Random House has me anticipating of the same into the future Hilarious Another funny "fun book by wodehouse typical confusion and misunderstandings "book by Wodehouse Typical confusion and misunderstandings and just as much fun as his other
*books this one *This one some confusion over a miniature who veryone thinks was stolen by a rich American kleptomani Like Darkmere everything P G Wodehouse wrote this book is hysterically funny Whatlse is there to say A dutiful cast of characters Et si la maladie n'tait pas un hasard ? each one cut from a uniue cloth contribute to this delightful story told through omniscient narration and lively dialogue Wodehouse keeps the intrigue going through the plot of a marriage proposal and the sticky fingers of one desirable and robust lady Stepping out of one marriage proposal and looking for the next Gerald Godfrey Franklin West discovers the multilayered personality of one he really felt he had a connection with But will he be able to see past the small flaw of theftThe grounds of Mellingham Hall Willoughby weaves the precise amount of conflict and tension forvery page The story moves along flawlessly as Den of Shadows (Gamblers Den each action is motivated by the intention of Wodehouse s well planned cast of characters A great balance of predictability and surprise creates the perfect page turning pieceTold with a touch of British humor this story comes highly recommended for anybody looking to laugh out loud with glee Willoughby Scrope is uite happy he has managed to purchase anxpensive but worthwhile Gainsborough miniature for his collection His brother Crispin Scrope is not uite so happy being the owner of a large and crumbling stately home he finds finances Scraps Of The Untainted Sky eluding his grasp Their nephew Gerry West has just found the girl he loves and will marry the only problem is that he s alreadyngaged to somebody The Eric Carle Gift Set else Homer Pyle is worried about his sister Bernadette Clayborne who has just been picked up in a store for shoplifting a feat she insists she only did to see if she could get away with it And Chippendale s only concern at the moment is how to get one over on Constable SimmsThis is another utterly delightful read from the master first published in 1970 this would definitely be considered one of Mr Wodehouse s later works but it r Love this novel Wodehouse certainly knew how tontertain WODEHOUSE IS THE BEST WRITER. 1 sh.