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The Girl in Blue
3.87
it was amazing
By 1970 at the age of eighty eight I don’t think anyone would be surprised that Wodehouse was not the writer he had been and indeed two of his three l ...more
Jun 26, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
 
Sam the Sudden (Everyman's Library P G WODEHOUSE)
4.10
it was amazing
‘Sam the Sudden’ is the story of ex-Wrykyn man San Shotter who is sent to England by his Uncle in the Company of the proprietor of the Mammoth Publish ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 30, 2007
 
Mr. Mulliner Speaking
3.97
it was amazing
In the bar-parlour of the Angler’s Rest the efficient barmaid Miss Postlewaite was asking if the world had possibly had it’s fill of the Mulliner fami ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 16, 2007
 
Bachelors Anonymous
3.92
really liked it
Wodehouse first introduced us to movie mogul Ikey Llewellyn in ‘The Luck of the Bodkins’ smuggling some jewels for his wife Grayce and again in ‘Pears ...more
Jun 29, 2008
Jun 28, 2008
 
Blandings Castle (Blandings Castle, #3)
4.19
it was amazing
‘Blandings Castle’ or ‘Blandings Castle and Elsewhere’ to give it its full title is a collection of short stories set, surprising enough, in Blandings ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 24, 2007
 
Barefaced Lies and Boogie-Woogie Boasts
3.89
really liked it
I first came across Jools Holland as the somewhat eccentric pianist with the wonderful Squeeze and later as the somewhat shambling presenter of the Tu ...more
not set
Jul 30, 2008
 
The Small Bachelor
4.01
it was amazing
‘The Small Bachelor’ is a Wodehouse farce spanning a larger canvas than usual. George Finch has fallen in love with Molly Waddington and intends to ma ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 03, 2007
 
Meet Mr. Mulliner (Mr. Mulliner, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
In the bar-parlour of the Angler’s Rest the efficient barmaid Miss Postlewaite was asking who was the greatest of all the Wodehouse comic creations. A ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 07, 2007
 
Mulliner Nights
4.10
it was amazing
In the bar-parlour of the Angler’s Rest the efficient barmaid Miss Postlewaite was asking if the reading public had had enough of the Mulliner family ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 10, 2007
 
Uncle Dynamite
4.27
it was amazing
The Uncle in question in ‘Uncle Dynamite’ is Uncle Fred who we last met during an assault on the Castle at Market Blandings recorded in ‘Uncle Fred in ...more
Mar 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Leave It to Psmith (Psmith, #4 ; Blandings Castle, #2)
4.30
it was amazing
‘Leave it to Psmith’ is the advertising motto of Psmith’s new enterprise, he is open to all offers from running a business to walking a dog all on the ...more
Jan 2006
Oct 20, 2007
 
Summer Moonshine
4.09
it was amazing
‘Summer Moonshine’ is one of Wodehouse’s most underrated novels. Without a connection to any of the Wodehouse Saga’s it has a tendency to be overlooke ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 18, 2008
 
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #3)
4.19
it was amazing
The third and my favourite Hitch Hikers novel reunites Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Marvin the Paranoid Android, Trillian and Zaphod Beeblebrox with Sla ...more
not set
Sep 22, 2007
 
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #4)
4.07
it was amazing
The fourth book in the increasingly misnamed Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy trilogy is really a romantic comedy in which the male lead just happens ...more
not set
Sep 22, 2007
 
Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Original Radio Scripts
4.54
liked it
I have tried to get into radio comedy at various times. I spent many an hour trying to discover what was funny about the Goon Show as to me it just so ...more
not set
Sep 22, 2007
 
Absolute Beginners
3.67
liked it
‘Absolute Beginners’ is the first novel about the then new phenomenon of the teenager. The teenager, or absolute beginner, central to the narrative do ...more
Feb 19, 2008
Jan 30, 2008
 
Bill the Conqueror
3.85
it was amazing
Sir George Pyke, founder of the Mammoth Publishing Company, is keen for his son, Roderick, to marry his sister’s husband’s niece, Felicia who is ‘spri ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 25, 2007
 
Denied Access
3.33
really liked it
This is the heart rendering story of Dave Chick who was denied access to his daughter after been found guilty of violent and threatening conduct on th ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
Jeeves in the Offing (A Jeeves and Bertie Novel)
4.17
it was amazing
‘Jeeves in the Offing’ is a Jeeves and Wooster novel which yet again sees our hero’s tasting the gastric delights at Brinkley Court, where they have b ...more
May 19, 2008
May 18, 2008
 
Barmy in Wonderland
3.84
really liked it
Cyril ‘Barmy’ Fotheringay-Phipps has been despatched from his London flat and his patronage of the Drones Gentleman’s Club at the insistence of his Un ...more
Mar 22, 2008
Mar 22, 2008
 
Spring Fever
4.06
it was amazing
‘These times in which we live are not good times for Earls. Theirs was a great racket while it lasted, but the boom days are over.’ So says Wodehouse ...more
Feb 25, 2008
Feb 24, 2008
 
Ripping Yarns
4.06
liked it
Collected in this volume are the scripts from the first series of the hugely popular television series Ripping Yarns. Generally speaking script books ...more
Feb 02, 2008
Sep 22, 2007
 
Mad Weekend
3.13
liked it
Like ‘Not Just for Christmas’ before it ‘Mad Weekend’ is a novella written by Roddy Doyle for the Open Door series of books, which seek to promote rea ...more
Mar 13, 2008
Mar 04, 2008
 
The Old Reliable
3.77
really liked it
Wilhelmina ‘Bill’ Shannon ex staff writer of Ikey Llewellyn’s film company Superba-Llewellyn is ghost writing her sister Adela’s memoirs. Adela Shanno ...more
Mar 22, 2006
Mar 14, 2008
 
Tales of St. Austin's (School Stories, #3)
3.40
it was ok
Tales of St Austin’s is a collection of stories about the inhabitants of St Austin’s public school that Wodehouse had published in various magazines f ...more
Jan 2006
Sep 23, 2007
 
More Ripping Yarns
4.13
liked it
‘More Ripping Yearns’ are the scripts of the second series of ‘Ripping Yearns’ which was a criminal three episodes long. Although Palin and Jones obvi ...more
Feb 03, 2008
Sep 22, 2007
 
Train To Hell
3.37
it was ok
‘Train to Hell’ claims to be a hilarious travel book, a gripping murder mystery, a political treatise and a totally new way of slicing bacon, and alth ...more
not set
Sep 23, 2007
 
I Have a Bream
3.40
really liked it
‘I Have a Bream’ is the third collection of John O’Farrell’s Guardian columns following on from ‘Global Village Idiot’ and ‘I Blame the Scapegoats’ an ...more
Dec 2007
Nov 28, 2007
 
Do Butlers Burgle Banks?
3.92
really liked it
Horace Appleby is the head of the ‘Appleby gang’ whom eek out a living by Horace gaining employment as the butler in England’s foremost country houses ...more
Jun 24, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
 
Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Screenplay
4.46
really liked it
Originally produced at a time before the advent of not only DVD but also video recorders, ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ was issued as a script boo ...more
Feb 04, 2008
Sep 22, 2007
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