A classic novel about Uncle Fred, the Earl of Ickenham by P.G. Wodehouse, the great comic writer of the 20th century.
Frederick, Earl of Ickenham, remains young at heart. So his jape of using a catapult to ping a silk top hat off his grumpy half-brother-in-law is nothing out of the ordinary - but the consequences abound with possibilities.
'A cavalcade of perfect joy.' - Caitlin Moran
Sunlit perfection... Bask in its warmth and splendour. - Stephen Fry
'The best English comic novelist of the century.' - Sebastian Faulks
'The greatest chronicler of a certain kind of Englishness' - Julian Fellowes
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hardlyhardy - LibraryThing
"Cocktail Time," published in 1958 and relatively late in P.G. Wodehouse's career, may not rank among his best (make that funniest) novels. Even so, it tells a lively, satisfying story that true ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing
If you have read any PG Wodehouse, you will know what to expect from this book. It is not, in my humble opinion, one of his better works but still contains a good smattering of laugh out loud lines ... Read full review