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The Berry Scene (Berry #8)

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  24 ratings  ·  2 reviews
These stories, written in response to huge popular demand, give us classic Berry Pleydell, Yates’ finest comic character, at the top of his form. The first story sees Berry capturing a German spy at a village cricket match in 1914, and things get more bizarre from then on. A self-consciously nostalgic work harking back to more decorous days consisting of tense plotting and ...more
Published March 12th 2001 by House of Stratus
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It's good to see some of Yates' titles re-released. Berry Pleydell is one of the funniest characters ever created. I'm a sucker for old-fashioned British comedy and Yates always satisfies. He combines a fast-paced Jazz Age detective story with a comedic twists that generate true belly laughs.
Aug 01, 2007 Kay rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anglophiles
Shelves: humor-whimsy, fiction
If you enjoy EF Benson, PG Wodehouse, and other masters of the English comic story, you might enjoy this book of short stories featuring Dornford Yate's best-known character, Berry Pleydell. These high-spirited romps may be dated, but they still entertain.
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Dornford Yates (real name Cecil William Mercer) was a popular British novelist.
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