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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) Download ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ P.G. Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review A French farce with English reserve best describes this saga well not too much after all it was written by the great PG Wodehouse Mr Montague Monty Bodkin a wealthy but idle British bachelor with a romantic problem it seems Gertrude

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) “Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifiue at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame the shifty hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to speak French” It is s

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review Somebody borrowed my copyhe said he would return it next weekHe never didhe liked Wodehouse too muchMost of the story takes place aboard the RMS AtlanticMonty Bodkin is travelling to win back his fianceeGertrude Butterwick who has ended their engagementComic misunderstandings and complications inevitably resultSuch a good bookmade me laugh again and againMuch much better than the seuelPearls Girls and Monty Bodkin

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review Free read The Luck of the Bodkins 45 Well I was always a little apprehensive at the prospect of reading Wodehouse Not sure why Perhaps I felt I wouldn’t get the humour Whatever the reason I really shouldn’t have worried Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifiue at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame the shifty hangdog look w

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) What can one say Wodehouse is an angel in human shape dispensing joy and laughter whenever he sits down at the typewriter I adore him This book It's the usual penicillin

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) If you're a fan of early cinema this book originally published in 1935 is for you There's plenty of in jokes geared towards producers nepotism and actors At one moment in the book I had to pause because Monty Bodkin the Lucky Bodkin of the t

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) Download ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ P.G. Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review ‘The Luck of the Bodkins’ tells the continuing story of Monty Bodkin and his engagement to Gertrude Butterwick which relies on his remaining in someone’s employ for a whole year We last met Monty at Blanding’s Castle where he was employed as secretary for Lord Emsworth for the length of ‘Heavy Weather’ rather than the length of a year Monty left Blanding’s after gaining employment with Percy Pil

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) This is a top notch Wodehouse Oh sure it doesn't have Jeeves and Wooster or Lord Emsworth and Duchess or even Psmith but who cares It does have Monty Bodkin whom I encountered in Heavy Weather as one of Lord Emsworth's end

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Luck of the Bodkins) One of the most delightful of Wodehouse's novels which is saying something The likeable idle rich Monty still in pursuit of winning his beloved's heart by holding down a job for a year ends up on a cruise ship pursuing her to America after a li

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Download ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ P.G. Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review Free read The Luck of the Bodkins Is Miss Lotus Blossum the brightest star in Hollywood's firmament The easy camaraderie of Miss Blossom coupled with the idea that If you re a fan of early cinema this book originally published in 1935 is for you There s plenty of in jokes geared towards producers nepotism and actors At one moment in the book I had to pause because Monty Bodkin the Lucky Bodkin of the title was compared to Leslie Howard and Clark Gable both of whom were to star in Gone With the Wind four years after Wodehouse mentions them Shall we give PG a pat on the back for smushing such stellar talent together before Selznick I know what you re thinking and no you don t have to be a fan of movie history to enjoy this story It just helps There s plenty of rip roaring trouble Monty Bodkin wants to marry Gertrude Butterwick who misunderstands a tattoo of his and breaks their engagement As he tries to win her back over the course of a six day crossing of the Atlantic he has to thwart movie starlets and boy does Wodehouse nail the speaking patterns of the early mega watt actresses like Katherine HepburnBette Davis in Miss Lotus Blossom novelists movie producers and the good intentions of his best friend Reggie Mickey Mouse plays a part as does Wilfred the Alligator The most enjoyable part of this book is spending time with the characters Each one is so well drawn that you don t lose your place which is tricky with a cast of this size Gertrude is a hockey playing sportswoman who can handle herself Lotus Lottie Blossom is star of stage and state rooms Ambrose Tennyson is not the right Tennyson Ivor Llewllyn is a three chinned Customs fearing movie producer Peasemarch is the feudal serf who can t keep his nose out of anyone s business And Reggie is the intelligent blighter who somehow manages to pull everyone togetherIf you re looking for something to make you smile this one ll do it Part of it is inexplicable No literally Part of it is the word inexplicable JennyPlace For The StolenUnder Ground Writing Project

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Download ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ P.G. Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review Free read The Luck of the Bodkins Monty is the only person who can send the errant Ambrose back to her welcoming arms is causing Mr Bodkin moments of acute distress The Luck of the Bodkins tells the continuing story of Monty Bodkin and his engagement to Gertrude Butterwick which relies on his remaining in someone s employ for a whole year We last met Monty at Blanding s Castle where he was employed as secretary for Lord Emsworth for the length of Heavy Weather rather than the length of a year Monty left Blanding s after gaining employment with Percy Pilbeam at the Argos Detective Agency Monty is on Holiday at Cannes but follows Gertrude on board the RMS Atlantic after receiving a Cable breaking off their engagementThe RMS Atlantic acts as a typical Wodehouse stately home for the purposes of the farce with state rooms replacing the usual bedroom setting for the misunderstandings and complications that litter farce like so may discarded gloves The RMS Atlantic has the usual domestic staff with steward Albert Peasemarch undertaking most of the business usually entrusted to butlers or under footmen Trying to summarise the plot in less than the three hundred pages Wodehouse uses would rather miss the point of this type of book but in essence Monty loves Gertrude who thinks he likes Lotus Blossom a movie starlet whom adores Ambrose who thinks she has fallen for his brother Reggie whom has definitely got it bad for Mabel Spence sister in law to movie mogul Ikey Llewellyn whom has been charged with smuggling jewels for his wife GrayceIf the plot appears complicated you should try the resolution And you really should try the resolution The Liner setting allowed Wodehouse the unusual point that all his cast need not be aware of each over at the start of the voyage and allowed him to dispense with making half of them unwilling imposters Definitely one of the masters most overlooked master pieces and my own personnel favourite

P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review

Download ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ P.G. Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse ¾ 6 Review Free read The Luck of the Bodkins Monty Bodkin's wooing of Gertrude Butterwick on the RMS Atlantic is not progressing as it should And the cause of all the trouble Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifiue at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame the shifty hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to speak French It is such sentences that make me an ardent fan of Wodehouse He was a master of the English languageBTW I get this look whenever I am about to speak Hindi

  • Paperback
  • 336
  • The Luck of the Bodkins
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • English
  • 13 August 2019
  • 9780140009866