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A desi ode to Wodehouse

You can't be a successful Dictator and design women's underclothing. One or the other. Not both. —The Code of the Woosters (1938) What are you writing, saabji? the maid enquired. She likes to pry into my affairs — when the memsaab is away. ... Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
The Telegraph

New year, old ways

It's the first Sunday morning of the new year and you may have one or more of the six kinds of hangover that P.G. Wodehouse classified: the Broken Compass, the Sewing Machine, the Comet, the Atomic, the Cement Mixer and the Gremlin Boogie. You have just ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago
Irish Independent

A Christmas feast with three great writers

Christmas is connected in my mind with comfort books. On that short shelf, after PG Wodehouse, three writers have top place: Dickens, Chesterton and Orwell. Christmas is connected in my mind with comfort books. On that short shelf, after PG ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

The P.G. Wodehouse of environmental writing: Why Lydia Millet is the funniest literary writer you may never have read

I never expected anyone to write an environmental thriller about mermaids in the comic vein of a modern-day P.G. Wodehouse because, really — who would? Certainly I wouldn't have picked Lydia Millet, author of a trio of linked short novels about ...
 Salon2 months ago

Mortdecai, A-III (R)

NEW YORK (CNS) -- The action comedy "Mortdecai" (Lionsgate) tries to evoke the genius of British novelist P.G. Wodehouse while also conjuring up the sort of movies parodied by the "Austin Powers" series. But in place of the effervescent satiric ...
 Catholic News5 days ago

China-trained world-class butlers

Long gone are the days when every well-to-do household in Britain boasted a Jeeves, author P.G. Wodehouse's fictional creation of the quintessential butler. But a new breed of "gentleman's gentleman" is on the rise in Asia - the China-trained ...
 Asiaone3 weeks ago

From the archive, 2 January 1975: Knighthoods for exiles Chaplin and Wodehouse

Britain has finally honoured two of the greatest entertainers in our history. In today's New Year's Honours List Mr Charles Spencer Chaplin, at the age of 85, and Mr Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, aged 93, become Knight Commanders of the British ...
 ACQ Magazine3 weeks ago

Everything You Need To Know About The Dangerous Teen Trend 'Wodehousing'

You've probably already heard about "Wodehousing," a disturbing trend in which teenagers videotape themselves covering strangers' homes with the full text of P.G. Wodehouse novels.
 Booktrade - Book2Book4 weeks ago

STREET DOGS: Wodehouse's mulligatawny soup

ONE of the Georges … once said a certain number of hours sleep each night — I cannot recall at the moment how many — made a man something which for the time being has slipped my memory." PG Wodehouse A few lines inspired by a contribution by ...
 BDlive2 months ago
Daily Maverick

Review: A perfect dose of perfect nonsense

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense has been distilled from P.G. Wodehouse's original works. Set in the 1930s with laugh-out-loud gems, intelligent, sophisticated wit and physical antics, it's a lovely period piece - with the costumes and elegant ...
 Daily Maverick2 months ago Review - a Perfect Dose of Perfect Nonsense  AllAfrica.com2 months ago
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