Please, please, please, squeeze this in. Not just this first in the series, but the whole Blandings lot (list below).
It’s heaven. The stories are full of joy and funniness and charm. And there’s a pig too. How’s that for style?
Evelyn Waugh said this of Wodehouse: “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.”
Can’t utter better.
But how’s he do the word thing?
In a zillion ways. Some sprinkles for you.Continue reading Something Fresh by P G Wodehouse (1915)