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A Sea of Troubles

3.41  ·  Rating details ·  46 ratings  ·  9 reviews

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Mr. Meggs's mind was made up. He was going to commit suicide.

There had been moments, in the interval which had elapsed between the first inception of the idea and his present state of fixed determination, when he had wavered. In these moments he had debated, with Hamlet, the question whether it was nobler in the mind to suffer, o

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Nisha D
Aug 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
I'm always surprised at how much I enjoy P.G. Wodehouse's stories. ...more
Mona Ammon
Jan 26, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019
TITLE: A Sea of Troubles
WHY I CHOSE THIS BOOK: It met my reading challenge criteria being part of the P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves series
REVIEW: Amusing as all P.G. Wodehouse is. This was more of a long short story, not even a novella. It is a story about a man who decides to kill himself and then changes his mind. All the miscommunication and twists that keep him from reversing his decision.
James
May 23, 2020 rated it liked it
A rather fun and humorous story by Wodehouse. It revolves around an employer, Mr Meggs and his assistant, Miss Pillenger and a rather unfortunate misunderstanding.
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I laughed out loud at the secretary's antics in this short story. Mr. Meggs learns the benefits of exercise. Lol ...more
Newly Wardell
Sep 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
wodehouse is special. his comedy was ahead of its time.
Alan
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this audiobook! It's always charming to listen to a Wodehouse story being read aloud, there's something about the way his language dances off the tongue and the relish and sense of fun you hear in the reader's voice. This is a short story about a man who wishes to die. His plans go off the rails as he tries to give away his fortune first. ...more
Marts  (Thinker)
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A most hilarious story, poor Mr Meggs is in a muddle a must find some way out of it...
Knut Sigurd
Oct 14, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: storytel
Grei opplesing av artig trifle.
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It was good but already part of one of the other collections that I read so it was a repeat.
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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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