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Most satisfactory sir...
on 31 July 2002
Was there ever an author who created such a stunning array of characters as P.G Wodehouse. In this one of Betram Wooster's finest outings, not only do we have Bertie and Jeeves. We also have Gussie Fink Nottle, Aunt Dahlia, Tuppy Glossop and of course Madeline Bassett. It's a shame that Bingo Little couldn't make it, but you can't have it all.
Ah what's that, I'm straying from the plot...thank you Jeeves, I'll attend to that immediately. The story revolves around Gussie Fink Nottles attempts to woo Madeline. They appear to made for each other. Gussie is an old school friend of Bertie's who now spends his time raising newts in his substantial country pile. Madeline is possibly the world's biggest drip who believes that the stars are God's daisy chain. The book revolves around Bertie, with Jeeves's help machinations to bring the two love birds together. This is complicated by Madeline's belief that is in fact Bertie who loves her.
A hilarious romp from beginning to end, this is one of Wodehouse's finest and remains a joy to read