My Man Jeeves

My Man Jeeves

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"Who can forget our beloved gentleman's personal gentleman, Jeeves, who ever comes to the rescue when the hapless Bertie Wooster falls into trouble. My Man Jeeves is sure to please anyone with a taste for pithy buffoonery, moronic misunderstandings, gaffes, and aristocratic slapstick."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9781585678754
1585678759
Branch Call Number: FIC WODEHOU
Characteristics: 185 pages ; 20 cm.

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Amusing and clever stories about the relationship between a bumbling aristocrat and his intelligent and resourceful butler. First published in 1919.


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Mark_Daly May 29, 2017

A few of these early stories are below par, but as the farcical plots get more complicated, everything gets funnier.

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msemos
Jul 30, 2015

another wonderful book of british humor. the first three (the three about jeeves) are the best. reggie pepper is in the others and he is just not quite as good

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Eosos
Apr 01, 2015

My first introduction to Jeeves and Wooster was through the Fry & Laurie TV series many years ago. It took me this long to actually try one of the books and see just how well they did at interpreting the characters. And I have to say that they did a fantastic job.

This is a collection of short stories set in New York and despite the title, only about half actually featuring Jeeves & Wooster. The rest are about Reggie Pepper and his butler, who seem to be a precursor to the better characters.

I was not that big a fan of Reggie, he seemed a bit flat after Bertie (as his stories are in the middle of the book). Not as daft and funny though there are some glimmers of the future changes. There was also no Jeeves and as he's obviously an important part of the dynamic duo, it left those stories lacking.

The actual Jeeves and Wooster stories were inane and funny. The misadventures that they manage to create and the solutions they come up with are ridiculous and highly entertaining.

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