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The World of Jeeves
(Jeeves & Wooster)
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Lars S (Uppsala), 24 april 2013
Utomordentlig samling av Jeeves noveller. I princip är nästan alla Jeevesnoveller med. Någon enstaka novell tror jag saknas. Som Wodehouse fan har jag läst om boken flera gånger.
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"It's dangerous to use the word genius to describe a writer, but I'll risk it with him" * John Humphrys * "A genius ... Elusive, delicate but lasting" * Alan Ayckbourn * "Not only the funniest English novelist who ever wrote but one of our finest stylists" * Susan Hill * "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 *
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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.