Bertram Wilberforce Wooster

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Bertie Wooster; Ephraim Gadsby
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Bertram Wilberforce "Bertie" Wooster is a recurring fictional character in the Jeeves novels of British author P. G. Wodehouse. An English gentleman, one of the "idle rich" and a member of the Drones Club, he appears alongside his valet, Jeeves, whose genius manages to extricate Bertie or one of his friends from numerous awkward situations. As the first-person narrator of ten novels and over 30 short stories, Bertie ranks as one of the most vivid comic creations in popular literature. Bertie’s middle name, “Wilberforce”, is the doing of his father, who won money on a horse named Wilberforce in the Grand National the day before Bertie was born and insisted on Bertie carrying that name (mentioned in Much Obliged, Jeeves).

Family

Bertie's family relationships provide recurring motifs in the stories and novels in which he appears, particularly the relationships with his aunts. Due to the volume of stories and time span over which Wodehouse wrote them, there are a number of inconsistencies an…more
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Books with Bertram Wilberforce Wooster

My Man Jeeves (Jeeves, #1)
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 14,801 ratings — published 1919
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Right Ho, Jeeves (Jeeves, #6)
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 11,601 ratings — published 1934
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The Code of the Woosters (J...
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 11,288 ratings — published 1938
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Carry on, Jeeves (Jeeves, #3)
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 9,909 ratings — published 1925
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The Inimitable Jeeves (Jeev...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 9,164 ratings — published 1923
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Thank You, Jeeves
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 6,971 ratings — published 1934
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Very Good, Jeeves!
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 4,766 ratings — published 1930
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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (Je...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 4,655 ratings — published 1963
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Joy in the Morning
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 4,065 ratings — published 1946
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Jeeves and the Feudal Spiri...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 3,200 ratings — published 1954
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