Martin Jarvis brings the madcap world of Bertie Wooster and his brilliant valet Jeeves to life with canny comedic timing and wildly varied voices that capture the essence of each of the many characters. In P.G. Wodehouse's classic stories about a gentleman and his gentleman's gentleman, we follow the hapless but lovable Bertie from one misadventure to the next-accidental engagements, calamitous lunches with the terrifying Aunt Agatha, clashes with noted nerve specialists and run-ins with bizarre political parties-each imbroglio neatly put right in the end by the faithful Jeeves. Jarvis perfectly conveys the spirit and sheer joy of these beloved stories in an audio book that will delight both Wodehouse fanatics and newcomers to the author's work. An Overlook hardcover.(Apr.)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
The Inimitable Jeeves: Volume 1by P. G. Wodehouse, Martin Jarvis (Read by)
Jeeves and Wooster are a case-in-point of chalk and cheese coexisting to make an enduring partnership of sublime comedy. Hapless, though always engaging, Bertie Wooster would be lost without his "man" Jeeves, to advise him, not only on sartorial good taste but, crucially, to be on hand to rescue the young master from a variety of social and romantic
Jeeves and Wooster are a case-in-point of chalk and cheese coexisting to make an enduring partnership of sublime comedy. Hapless, though always engaging, Bertie Wooster would be lost without his "man" Jeeves, to advise him, not only on sartorial good taste but, crucially, to be on hand to rescue the young master from a variety of social and romantic entanglements. Immortalized on-screen by Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie - and on the Broadway stage by Martin Jarvis himself - the duo have won the hearts, minds and laughter of generations since the first Jeeves story was published in 1916.
1. Jeeves Exerts the Old Cerebellum
2. No Wedding Bells for Bingo
3. Aunt Agatha Speaks Her Mind
4. Pearls Mean Tears
5. The Pride of the Woosters is Wounded
6. The Hero's Reward
7. Introducing Claude and Eustace
8. Sir Roderick Comes to Lunch
9. A Letter of Introduction
10. Startling Dressiness of a Lift Attendant
11. Comrade Bingo
12. Bingo Has a Bad Goodwood
Martin Jarvis is an award-winning actor renowned for his readings of P.G. Wodehouse.
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P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) was a British novelist and humorist who achieved great commercial success with his Jeeves and Wooster and Blandings series.
- Date of Birth:
- October 15, 1881
- Date of Death:
- February 14, 1975
- Place of Birth:
- Guildford, Surrey, England
- Place of Death:
- Southampton, New York
- Dulwich College, 1894-1900
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