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Download or read book Something Fresh written by P. G. Wodehouse and published by Random House. This book was released on 2008 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The one thing that could be expected to disturb the peace of life at Blandings is the constant incursion of imposters. Blandings has imposters like other houses have mice. On this particular occasion there are two of them - both intent on a dangerous enterprise.


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ISBN 10 : 9781409064558
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Download or read book Something Fresh written by P.G. Wodehouse and published by Random House. This book was released on 2009-10-06 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'P.G. Wodehouse should be prescribed to treat depression. Cheaper, more effective than Valium and far, far more addictive' Olivia Williams 'P.G. Wodehouse remains the greatest chronicler of a certain kind of Englishness, that no one else has ever captured quite so sharply or with quite so much wit and affection' Julian Fellowes _____________________________________ 'Without at least one impostor on the premises, Blandings Castle is never itself' Welcome to the world of the delightfully dotty Lord Emsworth, his bone-headed younger son and his long-suffering secretary. Having returned home with a valuable Egyptian amulet, Lord Emsworth finds his home contains not one but two imposters intent on taking it off his hands. But with no real sense of how the amulet came to be in his pocket in the first place, things get a lot more complicated very quickly...


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ISBN 10 : 9780099514244
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Download or read book The World of Blandings written by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse and published by Random House. This book was released on 2008 with total page 658 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: P.G. Wodehouse was born in 1881. He is the creator of Jeeves, Blandings Castle, Psmith, Ukridge, Uncle Fred and Mr Mulliner stories and novels.Impostors abound in the latter-day Eden that is Blandings Castle in this three novels which includesSomething Fresh, the first Blandings novel,Summer LightningandHeavy Weather.


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Download or read book A Seven Year Cycle Reading Plan written by C.S. Fairfax and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2018-05-17 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Read through time, enjoying the good, the better, and the best books from each of the seven eras below: Year 1: Ancient History to 476 A.D. Year 2: The Middle Ages, 477 to 1485 A.D. Year 3: The Age of Discovery, 1485-1763 A.D. Year 4: The Age of Revolution, 1764-1848 A.D. Year 5: The Age of Empire, 1849-1914 A.D. Year 6: The American Century, 1915-1995 A.D. Year 7: The Information Age, 1996- Present Day At the end of seven years, repeat! A Seven Year Cycle Reading Plan is a booklist compiled of hundreds of books from each era in history organized into categories of interest. This volume also includes copious room for you to add your own favorite titles!


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Download or read book The Oxford English Literary History Volume 10 1910 1940 The Modern Movement written by Chris Baldick and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2005-11-10 with total page 496 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Oxford English Literary History is the new century's definitive account of a rich and diverse literary heritage that stretches back for a millennium and more. Each of these groundbreaking volumes offers a leading scholar's considered assessment of the authors, works, cultural traditions, events, and the ideas that shaped the literary voices of their age. The series will enlighten and inspire not only everyone studying, teaching, and researching in English Literature, but all serious readers. This exciting new volume provides a freshly inclusive account of literature in England in the period before, during, and after the First World War. Chris Baldick places the modernist achievements of Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, and James Joyce within the rich context of non-modernist writings across all major genres, allowing 'high' literary art to be read against the background of 'low' entertainment. Looking well beyond the modernist vanguard, Baldick highlights the survival and renewal of realist traditions in these decades of post-Victorian disillusionment. Ranging widely across psychological novels, war poems, detective stories, satires, and children's books, The Modern Movement provides a unique survey of the literature of this turbulent time.


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Download or read book The Mystery Fancier Vol 9 No 5 September October 1987 written by P. G. Wodehouse and published by Wildside Press LLC. This book was released on 2010-08-01 with total page 54 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The Mystery Fancier," Volume 9 Number 4 (September-October, 1987) contains: "A. E. Martin's Pell Pelham, Spruiker Detective," by William F. Deeck; "P. G. Wodehouse as Reader of Crime Stories," by W. A. S. Sarjeant; "Peter Rabe's Daniel Port," by George Tuttle; and "Mystery Mosts," by Jeff Banks.


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Download or read book The Modern Movement written by Chris Baldick and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2004 with total page 496 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Annotation. "This new volume provides an inclusive account of literature in England in the period before, during, and after the First World War. Chris Baldick places the modernist achievements of Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, and James Joyce within the rich context of non-modernist writings across all major genres, allowing high literary art to be read against the background of 'low' entertainment. Ranging widely across psychological novels, war poems, detective stories, satires, and children's books, The Modern Movement provides a unique survey of the literature of this turbulent time."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


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ISBN 10 : 9780307480897
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Download or read book 100 One Night Reads written by David C. Major and published by Ballantine Books. This book was released on 2008-12-10 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Readers everywhere know that nothing soothes the spirit like sinking into a really good book. If you're one of that happy band, you'll quickly recognize the authors of this inspired reading guide as kindred spirits. Here David and John Major have chosen one hundred books that can each be delightfully consumed in one quiet evening. Covering categories from fantasy to fiction, history to humor, mystery to memoir, this addictive volume features books to match all your moods—by both celebrated writers and gifted unknowns, including: • Russell Baker • Willa Cather • Raymond Chandler • F. Scott Fitzgerald • Graham Greene • Edith Hamilton • Dashiell Hammett • Helene Hanff • Ernest Hemingway • Patricia Highsmith • Shirley Jackson • Henry James • W. Somerset Maugham • Mary McCarthy • Walter Mosley • Vladimir Nabokov • Patrick O'Brian • Barbara Pym • Phillip Roth • Vikram Seth • Isaac Bashevis Singer • C. P. Snow • Dylan Thomas • Evelyn Waugh • Edith Wharton • Laura Ingalls Wilder • Virginia Woolf Each selection contains an entertaining discussion of what makes the book special, from an adventurous writing style to a unique sense of humor. The Majors also share insights about the authors and literary anecdotes, as well as recommend other gems on a similar subject or by the same author. A literary companion to relish and refer to again and again, 100 One-Night Reads is a masterpiece in its own right!


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ISBN 10 : 9780838909676
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Download or read book Sequels written by Janet Husband and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2009 with total page 782 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.


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ISBN 10 : 9781448164769
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Download or read book The World of Blandings written by P.G. Wodehouse and published by Random House. This book was released on 2012-11-30 with total page 656 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Blandings is now a major BBC One show starring Jennifer Saunders and Timothy Spall. In this wonderfully fat omnibus, which seems to span the dimensions of the Empress of Blandings herself (the fattest pig in Shropshire and surely all England), the whole world of Blandings Castle is spread out for our delectation: the engagingly dotty Lord Emsworth and his enterprising brother Galahad, his terrifying sister Lady Constance, Beach the butler (his voice 'like tawny port made audible'), James Wellbeloved, the gifted but not always sober pigman, and Lord Emsworth's secretary the Efficient Baxter, with gleaming spectacles, whose attempts to bring order to the Castle always end in disarray. Lurking in the wings is Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe of Matchingham Hall, the neighbour with designs on the Prize which must surely belong to the Empress. As Evelyn Waugh wrote, 'The gardens of Blandings Castle are that original garden from which we are all exiled.' This omnibus contains Something Fresh, Summer Lightning and three short stories.


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Download or read book Life at Blandings written by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse and published by Penguin Group USA. This book was released on 1981 with total page 599 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Contents: SOMETHING FRESH, SUMMER LIGHTNING, and HEAVY WEATHER


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Download or read book Middlebrow Wodehouse written by Ann Rea and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2017-05-15 with total page 302 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of American musical theater. This collection re-examines Wodehouse in the context of recent scholarship on the middlebrow, attending to his self-conscious relationship to the literary marketplace and his role in moving musical comedy away from vaudeville’s lowbrow associations towards the sophistication of the Wodehouse style. The focus on the middlebrow creates a critical context for serious critical consideration of Wodehouse’s linguistic playfulness and his depictions of social class within England. The contributors explore Wodehouse’s fiction and libretti in reference to philosophy, depictions of masculinity, World War I Britain, the periodical market, ideas of Englishness, and cultural phenomena such as men’s fashion, food culture, and popular songwriting. Taken together, the essays draw attention to the arbitrary divide between high- and middlebrow culture and make a case for Wodehouse as a writer whose games with language are in keeping with modernist experimentation with artistic expression.


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Download or read book Dictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction written by M.C. Rintoul and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-03-05 with total page 1200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fascinating and comprehensive in scope, the Dictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction is a valuable source for both students and teachers of literature, and for those interested in locating the facts behind the fiction they read. In a single, scholarly volume, it provides intriguing insight into the real identity of people and places in the novels of over 300 American and British authors published in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


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