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Publisher Comments:

Pigs Have Wings takes us to Blandings Castle, where a romantic comedy unfolds alongside the intrigue of the Fat Pig competition in Shropshire.

Review:

"A brilliantly funny writer — perhaps the most consistently funny the English language has yet produced." The Times (London)

Review:

"The works of Wodehouse continue on their unique way, unmarked by the passage of time." Kingsley Amis

Synopsis:

Fans devoted to the master of comic fiction P. G. Wodehouse are legion. He represents an antic high point in the world of farce and social satire. Best known for the creation of two fictional worlds based on Blandings Castle and the Wooster-Jeeves gentleman-valet duo, Wodehouse is appreciated the world over for his exceedingly clever and comically savvy send-ups of the idle rich in Edwardian England.<P>The series begins with two Wooster-Jeeves novels and one Blandings Castle novel. In The Code of the Woosters, it takes all the ingenuity of Jeeves, the "gentleman's gentleman" extraordinaire, to rescue his hapless and hopelessly obtuse young employer, Bertie Wooster, from the pickle of a plot to steal a silver jug from the home of an irascible magistrate. In Right Ho, Jeeves Bertie's old friend Gussie Fink-Nottle has fallen in love and, as usual, makes a hash of the affair until Jeeves comes to his rescue. Pigs Have Wings takes us to Blandings Castle, where a romantic comedy unfolds alongside the intrigue of the Fat Pig competition in Shropshire.<P>With each volume edited and reset and printed on Scottish cream-wove, acid-free paper, sewn and bound in cloth, these novels are elegant additions to any Wodehouse fan's library.

About the Author

P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) was born in Surrey, educated in London and spent much of his life in Southampton, Long Island, becoming an American citizen in 1955. In a literary career spanning more than seventy years, he published more than ninety books, twenty film scripts, and collaborated on more than thirty plays and musical comedies.

Series Description

On the 25th anniversary of Wodehouse's death, Overlook embarks on a program of handsomely packaged full-cloth editions of his novels, arguably the finest editions of the master ever published.

Fans devoted to the master of comic fiction P.G. Wodehouse are legion. He represents an antic high point in the world of farce and social satire. Best known for the creation of two fictional worlds based on Blandings Castle and the Wooster-Jeeves gentleman-valet duo, Wodehouse is appreciated the world over for his exceedingly clever send-ups of the idle rich in Edwardian England.

With each volume edited and reset and printed on Scottish cream-wove, acid-free paper, sewn and bound in cloth, these novels are elegant additions to any Wodehouse fan's library.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585670598
Author:
Wodehouse, P. G.
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Author:
Wodehouse, P.G.
Location:
Woodstock, NY :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Breeding
Subject:
Swine
Subject:
Shropshire
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
Blandings Castle (England: Imaginary place)
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B-Hardcover
Series:
Collector's Wodehouse
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.38x5.24x.98 in. .77 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Review" by , "A brilliantly funny writer — perhaps the most consistently funny the English language has yet produced."
"Review" by , "The works of Wodehouse continue on their unique way, unmarked by the passage of time."
"Synopsis" by , Fans devoted to the master of comic fiction P. G. Wodehouse are legion. He represents an antic high point in the world of farce and social satire. Best known for the creation of two fictional worlds based on Blandings Castle and the Wooster-Jeeves gentleman-valet duo, Wodehouse is appreciated the world over for his exceedingly clever and comically savvy send-ups of the idle rich in Edwardian England.<P>The series begins with two Wooster-Jeeves novels and one Blandings Castle novel. In The Code of the Woosters, it takes all the ingenuity of Jeeves, the "gentleman's gentleman" extraordinaire, to rescue his hapless and hopelessly obtuse young employer, Bertie Wooster, from the pickle of a plot to steal a silver jug from the home of an irascible magistrate. In Right Ho, Jeeves Bertie's old friend Gussie Fink-Nottle has fallen in love and, as usual, makes a hash of the affair until Jeeves comes to his rescue. Pigs Have Wings takes us to Blandings Castle, where a romantic comedy unfolds alongside the intrigue of the Fat Pig competition in Shropshire.<P>With each volume edited and reset and printed on Scottish cream-wove, acid-free paper, sewn and bound in cloth, these novels are elegant additions to any Wodehouse fan's library.
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