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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409035015
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288
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Carry On, Jeeves

(Jeeves & Wooster)




'You don't analyse such sunlit perfection, you just bask in its warmth and splendour.' Stephen Fry

A Jeeves and Wooster collection

These marvellous stories introduce us to Jeeves, whose first ever duty is to cure Bertie's raging hangover ('If you would drink this, sir... it is a little preparation of my own invention. It is the Worcester Sauce that gives it its colour. The raw egg makes it nutritious. The red pepper gives it its bite. Gentlemen have told me they have found it extremely invigorating after a late evening.')

And from that moment, one of the funniest, sharpest and most touching partnerships in English literature never looks back...

  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409035015
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288
Categories:

About the author

P.G. Wodehouse

Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (always known as ‘Plum’) wrote about seventy novels and some three hundred short stories over seventy-three years. He is widely recognised as the greatest 20th-century writer of humour in the English language.

Perhaps best known for the escapades of Bertie Wooster and Jeeves, Wodehouse also created the world of Blandings Castle, home to Lord Emsworth and his cherished pig, the Empress of Blandings. His stories include gems concerning the irrepressible and disreputable Ukridge; Psmith, the elegant socialist; the ever-so-slightly-unscrupulous Fifth Earl of Ickenham, better known as Uncle Fred; and those related by Mr Mulliner, the charming raconteur of The Angler’s Rest, and the Oldest Member at the Golf Club.

In 1936 he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for ‘having made an outstanding and lasting contribution to the happiness of the world’. He was made a Doctor of Letters by Oxford University in 1939 and in 1975, aged ninety-three, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. He died shortly afterwards, on St Valentine’s Day.

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Praise for Carry On, Jeeves

It's dangerous to use the word genius to describe a writer, but I'll risk it with him

John Humphrys

For as long as I'm immersed in a P.G. Wodehouse book, it's possible to keep the real world at bay and live in a far, far nicer, funnier one where happy endings are the order of the day

Marian Keyes

Wodehouse always lifts your spirits, no matter how high they happen to be already

Lynne Truss

The incomparable and timeless genius - perfect for readers of all ages, shapes and sizes!

Kate Mosse

Not only the funniest English novelist who ever wrote but one of our finest stylists

Susan Hill

P.G. Wodehouse remains the greatest chronicler of a certain kind of Englishness, that no one else has ever captured quite so sharply, or with quite as much wit and affection

Julian Fellowes

A genius ... Elusive, delicate but lasting

Alan Ayckbourn

Witty and effortlessly fluid. His books are laugh-out-loud funny

Arabella Weir

The Wodehouse wit should be registered at Police HQ as a chemical weapon

Kathy Lette

The funniest writer ever to put words to paper

Hugh Laurie

The greatest comic writer ever

Douglas Adams

P.G. Wodehouse wrote the best English comic novels of the century

Sebastian Faulks

Sublime comic genius

Ben Elton

Jeeves and Bertie are as immortal as Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, or Falstaff and Prince Hal, and, quite often, a good deal funnier

John Mortimer, Daily Telegraph

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