What Ho, Wodehouse fans,
Robert Pimm needs your help.
Does he have a complete set of the Folio Society Wodehouse?
And what should he read when he’s finished them?
I’ll post my thoughts, once I’ve gathered them, but I know you’ll have some good advice on these important questions.
Robert Pimm: novels, short stories and more
I need help.
I need help from Wodehouse experts, or Kenner as we call them here in Austria.
For years, I have been relishing my father’s Folio Society collection of Jeeves and Wooster stories. I have so far read 14 of them, as reported in my blogs Aunts aren’t gentlemen – 10 quotations, Jeeves and the feudal spirit: 20 delicious quotations, and Right ho, Jeeves – 14 fruity quotations (links in bold italics are to other posts on this site).
When I started reading Wodehouse, as reported in my blog How to read P G Wodehouse: a practical guide, I received invaluable practical advice from top Wodehouse specialist Plumtopia. I recommend her.
I have now reached the final boxed set of my father’s collection, which I find comprises six volumes set at Blandings Castle: Summer Lightning (1929); Heavy Weather (1933); Uncle Fred in the Springtime (1939)…
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3 thoughts on “Reading Wodehouse: a plea for help”
I am not sure this is a helpful reply but I would note the Wodehouse-Ian Hay play, “Leave It To Psmith”, as a “Blandings Castle” story in a way. And anyway, it is a fun Wodehouse read.
Yes, good point Ken.
Wonder if you are in touch with your mails….pip pip!