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Tales of St. Austin's
     

Tales of St. Austin's

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by P. G. Wodehouse
 

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The Collector's Wodehouse series continues —three more sparkling classics from the master of hijinks and social comedy P. G. Wodehouse is recognized as the greatest English comic writer of the twentieth century.
Launched on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death, each Overlook Wodehouse is the finest edition of the master's work ever published.
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The Collector's Wodehouse series continues —three more sparkling classics from the master of hijinks and social comedy P. G. Wodehouse is recognized as the greatest English comic writer of the twentieth century.
Launched on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death, each Overlook Wodehouse is the finest edition of the master's work ever published.
St Austin’s School is the setting for these twelve delightful early Wodehouse stories. A nostalgic look at English public-school life at the turn of the twentieth century, the cricket-filled tales are made enjoyable today by the young Wodehouse’s gentle humor and witty turn of phrase.

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"Wodehouse is the greatest comic writer ever." — Douglas Adams

"Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own." — Evelyn Waugh

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590208588
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
08/16/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Evelyn Waugh
Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own.
Douglas Adams
Wodehouse is the greatest comic writer ever.

Meet the Author

P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975) spent much of his life in Southampton, New York, but was born in England and educated in Surrey. He became an American citizen in 1955. In a literary career spanning more than seventy years, he published more than ninety books and twenty film scripts, and collaborated on more than thirty plays and musical comedies.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 15, 1881
Date of Death:
February 14, 1975
Place of Birth:
Guildford, Surrey, England
Place of Death:
Southampton, New York
Education:
Dulwich College, 1894-1900

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Tales of St. Austin's 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great collection of stories and essays, really entertaining and funny!
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