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The world of Jeeves

by P. G. Wodehouse

  • 266 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Perennial Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Jeeves (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Wooster, Bertie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Single men -- Fiction.,
    • Humorous stories, English.,
    • Valets -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: London : Jenkins, 1967.

      StatementP. G. Wodehouse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6045.O53 A6 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 654 p. ;
      Number of Pages654
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2061844M
      ISBN 100060159685
      LC Control Number88045072

        The Times reviewer called the book “lively, mostly effervescent” and remarked, “Needless to say, Jeeves saves the day.” But with “Jeeves and the King of Clubs,” Schott overturns that Author: Liesl Schillinger.   A Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus 'Jeeves knows his place, and it is between the covers of a book.' This is an omnibus of wonderful Jeeves and Wooster stories, specially selected and introduced by Wodehouse himself, who was struck by the size of his selection and described it as almost the ideal paperweight/5().

        Any book from the Jeeves-and-Wooster series is a treasure, and this volume from well into the series is no exception. Bertie Wooster's world is one of elegance and pith, of high society and low comedy, of fun and foibles, homicidal swans, leaky water bottles and near death from starvation at the hands of a food by: 4.   Bertie and Jeeves belong to the genre, far more English than American, of the farcical comic novel. In such books, when characters fail to conform to our expectations, we don’t think of them as Author: Brad Leithauser.

        About the Book The collection (first published in , reprinted in ) contains all of the Jeeves short stories (with the exception of "Extricating Young Gussie") presented more or less in narrative chronological order.   A Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus 'Jeeves knows his place, and it is between the covers of a book.' This is an omnibus of wonderful Jeeves and Wooster stories, specially selected and introduced by Wodehouse himself, who was struck by the size of his selection and described it as almost the ideal paperweight.5/5(1).


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A good book for both, those who want to be introduced to the charming world of Bertram Wooster and Jeeves, and also for those who already know of the all-knowing Jeeves and are looking to read some of his best efforts at serving the Wooster household considerable embarrassment/5.

"The World of Jeeves: A Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus" contains thirty-four short stories that have been published previously under three collections: Inimitable Jeeves, Carry On Jeeves, and Very Good Jeeves.

So if you've read any of those three, shorter collections, a sense of deja vu would no doubt occur, but that's okay, you'll still laugh/5(48). "The World of Jeeves: A Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus" contains thirty-four short stories that have been published previously under three collections: Inimitable Jeeves, The world of Jeeves book On Jeeves, and Very Good Jeeves.

So if you've read any of those three, shorter collections, a sense of deja vu would no doubt occur, but that's okay, you'll still laugh/5(). Buy The World of Jeeves: (Jeeves & Wooster) 01 by Wodehouse, P.G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5().

The Jeeves character made his debut in the short story Extricating Young Gussie, which appears in the short story collection The Man with Two Left Feet, published in The first full-fledged Jeeves book was My Man Jeeves, published in The first full-length Jeeves novel was ’s Thank You, Jeeves.

The overall Jeeves canon consists. This book is at once both an excellent introduction to, as well as an outstanding compendium of the outrageous "Jeeves" stories by PG Wodehouse. This collection of short stories is the pinancle of parody of the stereotypical British elite, as seen though the eyes "the perfect manservant" to a "'s bachelor on the run".I admit that I was Cited by: 3.

The World of Jeeves P. Wodehouse No preview available - Wodehouse had published his first book by He made his first trip to America in and by was coming regularly. By the s he was earning $, a year from his books and his work in the theater. Inhe went to Hollywood, where he was paid $ a week to.

Jeeves Early books. The World of Jeeves. This book was first published in and was later reprinted later in It is primarily composed of short stories on Jeeves with a single exception of the Extricating of the Young Gussies.

It was presented in a great chronological arrangement as a. Get this from a library. The world of Jeeves. [P G Wodehouse] -- A collection of all of Wodehouse's short stories featuring Jeeves and Bertie Wooster-- 34 tales of the high life in London and the English countryside in the s.

The Inimitable Jeeves. by P.G. Wodehouse. Ratings Reviews published editions. When Bingo Little falls in love at a Camberwell Shelve The Inimitable Jeeves. No Matching Shelves. No Matching Shelves. Carry On, Jeeves. by P.G. Wodehouse.

Ratings Reviews published 80 : P.G. Wodehouse. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Jeeves takes charge --Jeeves in the springtime --Scoring off Jeeves --Sir Roderick comes to lunch --Aunt Agatha takes the count --The artistic career of Corky --Jeeves and the chump Cyril --Jeeves and the unbidden guest --Jeeves and the hard-boiled egg --The aunt.

My Man Jeeves, first published inintroduced the world to affable, indolent Bertie Wooster and his precise, capable valet, of the finest examples of humorous writing found in English literature are woven around the relationship between these two men of very different classes and temperaments.

PG Wodehouse fans delighted at plans for Westminster Abbey tribute Ben Schott, author of a new Jeeves and Wooster novel, reported ‘a ripple of joy’ at the Wodehouse Society dinner when the.

Jeeves And Wooster, But Make It A Modern Spy Novel Ben Shott has taken the iconic P.G. Wodehouse comic characters (with the blessing of the Wodehouse estate) and twisted "five degrees to starboard. Stephen Fry as Jeeves and Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster in the ITV version of Wodehouse’s stories. Photograph: ITV/Rex Features Schott’s experience writing his earlier books, he hoped, would.

The World of Jeeves NPR coverage of The World of Jeeves: (Jeeves & Wooster) by P. Wodehouse. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. A Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus 'Jeeves knows his place, and it is between the covers of a book.' This is an omnibus of wonderful Jeeves and Wooster stories, specially selected and introduced by Wodehouse himself, who was struck by the size of his selection and described it as almost the ideal paperweight.

As he wrote. The Jeeves "canon" consists of 35 short stories and 11 novels. With minor exceptions, the short stories were written and published first (between and ); the novels later (between and ).

The concept which eventually became Jeeves actually preceded Bertie in Wodehouse's imagination: he had long considered the idea of a butler—later a valet—who.

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As he wrote: 'I find it curious, now that I have written so much about him, to %(6).By Jeeves, originally Jeeves, is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and lyrics and book by Alan is based on the series of novels and short stories by P.

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