What Jeeves and Wooster (Wodehouse, not BBC) should I start with? Keeping in mind that I have tried and failed to get into them several times despite having had the complete works on my iPad for years now.
Have you tried “The Code of the Woosters” and “Uncle Fred in the Springtime”? These are two of my favourite.
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The feeling is mutual (not the erratic and sparse part, of course :p). I usually found myself liking and re-blogging your posts whenever I see them :D
This great site randomly generates quotes from any of PG Wodehouse’s books or interviews. Here’s some of my favorites:He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life, and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
`Very good,” I said coldly. “In that case, tinkerty-tonk.” And I meant it to sting. (Right Ho, Jeeves (1934))
To attract attention in the dining-room of the Senior Conservative Club between the hours of one and two-thirty, you have to be a mutton chop, not an earl. (Something Fresh)
I can’t do with any more education. I was full up years ago. (The Code of the Woosters (1938))
Dark hair fell in a sweep over his forehead. He looked like a man who would write vers libre, as indeed he did.
She could not have gazed at him with a more rapturous intensity if she had been a small child and he a saucer of ice cream.