P. G. Wodehouse | Literature Criticism Critical Review by John Espey

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of P. G. Wodehouse.
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Critical Review by John Espey

SOURCE: “Right Ho, Jeeves,” in Los Angeles Times Book Review, April 21, 1991, p. 8.

In the following review, Espey provides a positive review of an audiotape version of Right Ho, Jeeves.

A completely unscientific but conclusive survey has convinced me that the names of the ineffable Bertle Wooster, whose education seems to have been based on Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, and his impeccable gentleman's gentleman, Jeeves, named after a famous Warwickshire cricketer (“a fastish opening bowler and a good-hearted attacking No. 7 or so at bat”), are no longer even close to being household words.

Thus I am forced to introduce them as leading characters in a series of novels and short stories written by P. G. Wodehouse, an Englishman who lived at various times in England, France and the United States, where he...

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