Follow The Adventures Of Bertie Wooster And His Gentleman S Gentleman, Jeeves, In This Stunning New Edition Of One Of The Greatest Comic Novels In The English Language Bertie Must Deal With The Market Snodsbury Grammar School Prize Giving, The Broken Engagement Of His Cousin Angela, The Wooing Of Madeline Bassett By Gussie Fink Nottle, And The Resignation Of Anatole, The Genius Chef Will He Prevail Only With The Aid Of Jeeves
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE, was a comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success during a career ofthan seventy years and continues to be widely read over 40 years after his death Despite the political and social upheavals that occurred during his life, much of which was spent in France and the United States, Wodehouse s main canvas remained that of prewar English upper class society, reflecting his birth, education, and youthful writing career.An acknowledged master of English prose, Wodehouse has been admired both by contemporaries such as Hilaire Belloc, Evelyn Waugh and Rudyard Kipling and byrecent writers such as Douglas Adams, Salman Rushdie and Terry Pratchett 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.Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of 250 lyrics for some thirty musical comedies He worked with Cole Porter on the musical Anything Goes 1934 and frequently collaborated with Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton He wrote the lyrics for the hit song Bill in Kern s Show Boat 1927 , wrote the lyrics for the Gershwin Romberg musical Rosalie 1928 , and collaborated with Rudolf Friml on a musical version of The Three Musketeers 1928.
- 224 pages
- Right Ho, Jeeves
- P.G. Wodehouse
- 14 June 2019 P.G. Wodehouse