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Author Name: PG Wodehouse

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE, was a comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success during a career of more than seventy years and continues to be widely read over 30 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 by modern 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).

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The Mating Season
 -by PG Wodehouse

The resourceful butler, Jeeves, devises a scheme to enable his master, Bertie Wooster, to escape from complicated romantic enta... Read More

Meet Mr. Mulliner
 -by PG Wodehouse

In the Angler’s Rest, drinking hot scotch and lemon, sits one of Wodehouse’s greatest raconteurs. Mr Mulliner, his ... Read More

A Wodehouse Bestiary
 -by PG Wodehouse

Much Obliged, Jeeves: (Jeeves & Wooster)
 -by PG Wodehouse

Much Obliged, Jeeves: (Jeeves and Wooster) is a Jeeves and Wooster novel. Bertram Wooster is the main fictional character in t... Read More

The World of Blandings: (Blandings Castle)
 -by PG Wodehouse

A Blandings Omnibus

In this wonderfully fat omnibus, which seems to span the dimensions of the Empress o... Read More

The World of Psmith
 -by PG Wodehouse
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Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin
 -by PG Wodehouse

His year in Hollywood completed, he leaves behind his heartbroken secretary, Sandy Miller, and arrives in London to claim his A... Read More

Mike at Wrykyn
 -by PG Wodehouse

A delightful romp through the early career of Mike, a talented sportsman. The evocation of public school life and the codes of ... Read More

Imperial Blandings
 -by PG Wodehouse

Perfect happiness for Lord Emsworth is to listen to the contented night breathing of his medal-winning pig while drooping over ... Read More

The Heart of a Goof
 -by PG Wodehouse
"Golf is the Great Mystery. Like some capricious goddess, it bestows favors with what would appear an almost fat-headed lack of me... Read More

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