“Wodehouse is the greatest comic writer ever.” –Douglas Adams
“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
“The very definition of British humor.” –Entertainment Weekly
“It is impossible to be unhappy while reading the adventures of Jeeves and Wooster. And I've tried.” –Christopher Buckley
“Timelessly funny and mean.” –David Foster Wallace
“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.” –Kurt Andersen
About the Author
PG Wodehouse was born on the 15th October 1881 in Guildford, Surrey, England He was educated at Dulwich College between 1894 & 1900, and in 1900 he entered the employ of the Hong Kong & Shanghai bank at GBP80 per year. He began writing articles for various newspapers & periodicals In 1902 he resigned from the bank, and in the same year his 1st novel The Pothunters was published. 'Plum' then wrote many highly successful novels as well as musicals, and in 1929 he signed a contract to work as a screenwriter in Hollywood After several years in Britain, he moved back to to the USA permanently. In 1974 his last complete novel Aunts aren't Gentlemen was published, and in 1975 he was knighted by the Queen. On the 14th Feb 1975 Plum died in hospital "after a good morning's work on his latest novel" INTRODUCER BIOGRAPHY: John Mortimer is a playwright, bestselling novelist, screen-writer and former practising barrister. His plays for television include A Voyage Round My Father and the series Rumpole of the Bailey. His novels include the Leslie Titmuss trilogy and the acclaimed comic novel Quite Honestly. He has received a knighthood for services to the arts.
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