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Subject: What about P.G. Wodehouse?
Date Posted: 12/17/2007 4:34 PM ET
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I must admit my shock to see that not one book by my favorite comedic author is currently available here at paperback swap! 

P.G. Wodehouse is a must read!  "Code of the Woosters" is my favorite, though "Damsel in Distress" is a close second!

A Brit import to US, his work early in this century still amuses many today.

His use of the English language is so intelligent and funny!  I really do laugh out loud when I am reading him.

If you haven't read Wodehouse...try it...you might like it!

Date Posted: 12/17/2007 6:52 PM ET
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You might check out some free Wodehouse downloads to get an idea.  Project Gutenberg.

Date Posted: 12/18/2007 3:02 PM ET
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I love P. G. Wodehouse! And his vocabulary : ) After reading a Wodehouse novel, I find myself speaking (with a fake British accent) in that fabulous, witty style.
Date Posted: 12/19/2007 8:31 PM ET
Member Since: 3/15/2007
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I say, old thing, probably there aren't any posted here because he's a keeper - no one wants to give him up, what?  LOL

 I have downloaded several of his books from Project Gutenberg onto my pda, and that's my favorite bedtime reading. (So far my favorite is "Something New.")



Last Edited on: 12/19/07 8:32 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/20/2007 12:20 AM ET
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Found this down in the Humor forum, fyi http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/view_topic.php?t=52109 

Date Posted: 12/23/2007 12:43 AM ET
Member Since: 11/11/2007
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Any suggestions about which book to start with? Does it matter?

Date Posted: 12/23/2007 12:30 PM ET
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Yep,  I'm definitely NOT posting my Wodehouse.  Hilarious!!  And the early 90s tv series featuring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie as Jeeves and Wooster isn't to be missed, either.  In fact, I may watch an episode tonight.  :->

Date Posted: 1/9/2008 2:50 PM ET
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I've read The Code of the Woosters, and I loved it! I'm a big fan of the TV series (and Hugh Laurie), but the book version was spectacular. The reason there probably isn't any Wodehouse on PaperBackSwap is because everyone loves them so much, they don't want to swap them! I'm that way with my The Gun Seller.

Date Posted: 1/9/2008 3:00 PM ET
Member Since: 12/19/2007
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My Wodehouse is Folio edition hardbacks so they will never be posted here. I WILL recommend Wodehouse to anyone who will listen though!