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Just Enough Jeeves : Right Ho, Jeeves; Joy in the Morning; Very Good, Jeeves - P. G. Wodehouse

Just Enough Jeeves

Right Ho, Jeeves; Joy in the Morning; Very Good, Jeeves

By: P. G. Wodehouse, Robert McCrum (Introduction by)

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Published: 18th October 2010
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Of course there can never be enough Jeeves for die-hard Wodehouse enthusiasts. But this selection brings old favorites to those fans in a sparkling package and will introduce new readers to the funniest writer in the English language. Right Ho, Jeeves; Joy in the Morning; and Very Good, Jeeves follow the adventures of two magnificently improbable characters. Bertie Wooster is an amiable young gentleman of excellent and ancient family--so he says--with plenty of money and no professional ambitions. Jeeves is his gentleman's gentleman, the soul of discretion, and a deep thinker, at least compared to Wooster. Jeeves brings tea and hangover cures in the morning, tempers his master's dubious taste in clothes, and invariably manages to extricate Wooster from fantastic predicaments of his own devising. Without Jeeves, Wooster would either be in jail or married to one or another terrifying young woman of his Aunt Agatha's choosing. Unlike life, a Wodehouse story always works out well in the end.

"Mr. Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in." -- Evelyn Waugh "Wodehouse can be extremely funny, of course, and Bertie and Jeeves are echt-Englishmen, but the surprising and surpassing pleasure of these books is their cheerful humanity. Reading Wodehouse always makes me feel good." -- Kurt Andersen, author of Turn of the Century "It is impossible to be unhappy while reading the adventures of Jeeves and Wooster. And I've tried." -- Christopher Buckley, author of Little Green Men

ISBN: 9780393339437
ISBN-10: 0393339432
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 18th October 2010
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.5  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 0.87