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Cocktail Time by P.G. Wodehouse
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Feb 18, 2008

it was amazing

Hands down one of the greatest Wodehouse books of all time. So many people read the Wooster stories and praise Bertie for his clever language and near-escapes--and while it's true that he's a gift of a character, I think no one comes close to the utter hilarity that is Uncle Fred. Cocktail Time features the classic Wodehouse catalyst--knocking the hat off someone important--but mixes it up by giving good old Fred a slingshot and a Brazil Nut. Intrigue, best selling novels, disguises, and more than just a few references to the fateful "Day at the Dog Races" that has colored the relationship between Reginald "Pongo" Twistleton and his not-so-beloved Uncle, are what make this an excellent starter for Wodehouse fans.

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