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Fore!: The Best of Wodehouse on Golf

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P.G. Wodehouse often said that he wished he'd spent more time playing golf and less "fooling about writing stories and things." Happily, the prolific and beloved satirist often took his pen to the green. Here, Wodehouse expert D.R. Bensen has collected a dozen pieces to delight golfers and those who know them -- even those who have never basked in the ecstasy of a perfect ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Mariner Books (first published 1983)
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Yvette
May 16, 2008 Yvette rated it it was amazing
So you misplaced your favorite mashie, broke your niblick over your knee in frustration over that
last bogey, and the dog chewed up your baffy in the conservatory? Fear not! Even though your membership to St. Andrews may have been lost in the mail, you can still play along on that hallowed ground through the stories in this fabulous collection of the best golf short stories ever written. “Chester Forgets Himself” will lift your spirits and encourage you the next time you follow the Wrecking-Crew
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Hal
Oct 10, 2015 Hal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What can one say? It's P.G. Wodehouse, arguably the best humor/satire writer of the last 100 years.
Philipp
Nov 21, 2015 Philipp rated it it was amazing
Great compilation of stories. Wodehouse never gets old!
Vikas Datta
Nov 01, 2015 Vikas Datta rated it it was amazing
Keenly-observed and marvellous..
Captain Whitney
May 27, 2008 Captain Whitney rated it it was amazing
This book got me fascinated in Golf -- and further peaked my interest in Wodehouse. I would love to own this book, for there are times I really find myself missing the Oldest Member...
Jason
Apr 23, 2012 Jason added it
Classic Wodehouse. His golf stories are written with just a little mire passion than the rest I believe.
Lindsey Doolan
Jul 22, 2009 Lindsey Doolan rated it it was amazing
Last story was by far the best. Lovesick men and the wise old clubhouse dweller.
Joshua Strychalski
Jun 19, 2013 Joshua Strychalski rated it it was amazing
Some of Wodehouse's best stories on golf. One of my absolute favorites!
Nadine
May 15, 2008 Nadine rated it it was amazing
Wodehouse at his best!!
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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 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 so ...more
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