The Inimitable Jeeves (Google eBook)

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W. W. Norton & Company, Jul 5, 2011 - Fiction - 225 pages
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“To dive into a Wodehouse novel is to swim in some of the most elegantly turned phrases in the English language.”—Ben Schott

Follow the adventures of Bertie Wooster and his gentleman’s gentleman, Jeeves, in this stunning new edition of one of the greatest comic short story collections in the English language. This classic collection of linked stories feature some of the funniest episodes in the life of Bertie Wooster, gentleman, and Jeeves, his gentleman’s gentleman—in which Bertie's terrifying Aunt Agatha stalks the pages, seeking whom she may devour, while Bertie’s friend Bingo Little falls in love with seven different girls in succession (he marries the last, bestselling romantic novelist Rosie M. Banks). And Bertie, with Jeeves’s help, just evades the clutches of the terrifying Honoria Glossop. At its heart is one of Wodehouse’s most delicious stories and a comic masterpiece, "The Great Sermon Handicap."
  

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User Review  - RussellBittner - LibraryThing

I’ve said it before (in my 3/21/14 review of My Man Jeeves, to be specific), and I’ll say it again: the prose of P. G. Wodehouse is delísh … the bee’s knees … or if “hell-brew” (p. 67) is your ... Read full review

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

The adventures of Bingo Little, who just cannot help falling in love with pretty much every woman he meets. This one reads more like a series of connected short stories than a single novel, which probably contributes to me forgetting what it's about every time I put it down. Read full review

Contents

JEEVES EXERTS THE OLD CEREBELLUM
1
NO WEDDING BELLS FOR BINGO
12
AUNT AGATHA SPEAKS HER MIND
21
PEARLS MEAN TEARS
29
THE PRIDE OF THE WOOSTERS IS WOUNDED
42
THE HEROS REWARD
52
INTRODUCING CLAUDE AND EUSTACE
59
SIR RODERICK COMES TO LUNCH
66
COMRADE BINGO
99
BINGO HAS A BAD GOODWOOD
111
THE GREAT SERMON HANDICAP
120
THE PURITY OF THE TURF
140
THE METROPOLITAN TOUCH
160
THE DELAYED EXIT OF CLAUDE AND EUSTACE
183
BINGO AND THE LITTLE WOMAN
204
ALLS WELL
213

A LETTER OF INTRODUCTION
76
STARTLING DRESSINESS OF A LIFT ATTENDANT
87

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About the author (2011)

P. G. Wodehouse was born in England in 1881 and in 1955 became an American citizen. He published more than ninety books and had a successful career writing lyrics and musicals in collaboration with Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton, and Cole Porter, among others.

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