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Psmith, Journalist by P.G. Wodehouse
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A very different Wodehouse from the ones I've read recently. It's earlier (1915), is set in the U.S. (rather than the U.K), and deals not with the love travails of the petty aristocracy but with the seamy underbelly of New York society. The main char ...more
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Uncle Dynamite by P.G. Wodehouse
Uncle Dynamite
by P.G. Wodehouse
read in June, 2009
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An absolute riot - I laughed out loud from beginning to end. It falls somewhere between the Jeeves & Wooster tales and Bill the Conqueror, which are my other Wodehouse references - it's not as slapstick as Jeeves & Wooster (or at least it has ...more
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Bill the Conqueror by P.G. Wodehouse
Bill the Conqueror
by P.G. Wodehouse
read in April, 2009
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Wodehouse is perhaps best known for his Jeeves and Wooster series, and that's how I was introduced to him. Bill the Conqueror, though a social comedy, is a degree more realist; and the result is a portrait of aristocratic life in inter-war Britain th ...more
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The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie
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The Looking Glass War by John le Carré
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Rome and Jerusalem by Martin Goodman
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The Tuesday Club Murders by Agatha Christie
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Christie at the top of her game. Each of these short stories could, I'm sure, have been expanded into a full novel; presenting them in brief, Christie strips them down to the bare essentials - the characters, the facts, the events. In all of Christie ...more
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