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The Inimitable Jeeves
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The Inimitable Jeeves
Jeeves and Wooster Series, Book 2
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When Bingo falls in love at a Camberwell subscription dance and Bertie Wooster drops into the mulligatawny, there’s work for a wet-nurse. Who better than Jeeves?

This is the first Jeeves and Wooster story "Plum" ever wrote. Wodehouse weaves his wit through a wide collection of terrifying aunts, miserly uncles, love-sick friends, and unwanted fiancés. Bertie gets into a bit of trouble when one of his pals, Bingo Little, starts to fall in love with every second girl he lays his eyes on. But the soup gets really thick when Bingo decides to marry one of them and enlists Bertie's help. Luckily, he has the inimitable Jeeves to pull him out of it.

When Bingo falls in love at a Camberwell subscription dance and Bertie Wooster drops into the mulligatawny, there’s work for a wet-nurse. Who better than Jeeves?

This is the first Jeeves and Wooster story "Plum" ever wrote. Wodehouse weaves his wit through a wide collection of terrifying aunts, miserly uncles, love-sick friends, and unwanted fiancés. Bertie gets into a bit of trouble when one of his pals, Bingo Little, starts to fall in love with every second girl he lays his eyes on. But the soup gets really thick when Bingo decides to marry one of them and enlists Bertie's help. Luckily, he has the inimitable Jeeves to pull him out of it.

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  • Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (1881–1975) was an English humorist who wrote novels, short stories, plays, poems, song lyrics, and numerous pieces of journalism. He was highly popular throughout a career that lasted more than seventy years, and his many writings continue to be widely read. He is best known for his novels and short stories of Bertie Wooster and his manservant Jeeves and for his settings of English upper-class society of the pre- and post-World War I era. He lived in several countries before settling in the United States after World War II. During the 1920s, he collaborated with Broadway legends like Cole Porter and George Gershwin on musicals and, in the 1930s, expanded his repertoire by writing for motion pictures. He was honored with a knighthood in 1975.

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  • AudioFile "By far the most prolific audiobook interpreter of P. G. Wodehouse's comic English manor-house tales, Frederick Davidson here offers a performance superior to most of his other efforts...Aunt Agatha alone is worth the price of admission."
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    Starred review from April 27, 2009
    Martin Jarvis brings the madcap world of Bertie Wooster and his brilliant valet Jeeves to life with canny comedic timing and wildly varied voices that capture the essence of each of the many characters. In P.G. Wodehouse's classic stories about a gentleman and his gentleman's gentleman, we follow the hapless but lovable Bertie from one misadventure to the next—accidental engagements, calamitous lunches with the terrifying Aunt Agatha, clashes with noted nerve specialists and run-ins with bizarre political parties—each imbroglio neatly put right in the end by the faithful Jeeves. Jarvis perfectly conveys the spirit and sheer joy of these beloved stories in an audio book that will delight both Wodehouse fanatics and newcomers to the author's work. An Overlook hardcover.

  • AudioFile Magazine By far the most prolific audiobook interpreter of P.G. Wodehouse's comic English manor-house tales, Frederick Davidson (David Case) here offers a performance superior to most of his other efforts. Partly it is because there are few young women characters--Davidson has only one interpretation of young women, and when there is more than one, his reading tends to stumble. Partly too he manages to keep excessive world-weariness out of his voice, which he fails to do in various other titles, Wodehouse and not. This is the very first Jeeves and Wooster story, and Aunt Agatha alone is worth the price of admission. D.R.W. (c) AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine
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