PG Wodehouse

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Top 10 novels of the 1930s | Alec Marsh
From George Orwell to Daphne du Maurier, the books that made a decade span village detectives, Edwardian butlers and Bright Young Things

Alec Marsh

22, Sep, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Alan Johnson: ‘I read Animal Farm at 14 and it changed my life’
The author and former home secretary on disliking Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend and his fondness for PG Wodehouse

Alan Johnson

17, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Why does British comfort culture still revolve around the ruling class? | Emma Beddington
From PG Wodehouse to Bridgerton, our affection for fictional aristocrats seems boundless. Is this one reason why the toffs in government get away with so much, asks Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

11, Jan, 2021 @2:27 PM

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In brief: The Black Book; Jeeves and the Leap of Faith; Tender Is the Flesh
A fascinating study of Hitler’s hitlist of English dissidents

Alexander Larman

02, Nov, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Crossword blog: a puzzle from the world of Jeeves and Wooster
We talk to novelist Ben Schott about the cryptic crossword he has created for PG Wodehouse’s characters to solve

Alan Connor

26, Oct, 2020 @10:58 AM

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Graphic novel about warring ice-cream trucks scoops first for Wodehouse prize
Matthew Dooley’s Flake wins the annual award for comedic fiction ‘in the spirit’ of the Jeeves and Wooster creator PG Wodehouse

Alison Flood

01, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Sally Rooney: 'I want the next thing I do to be the best thing I’ve ever done'
The Normal People author on the joy of Jeeves and the influence of JD Salinger’s Franny and Zooey

Sally Rooney

17, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM

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From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs
It’s 1975 and the Observer Magazine is dedicated to life with our four-legged friends

Chris Hall

16, Jun, 2019 @4:59 AM

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The dangers of a little bit of this and that | Brief letters
Brief letters: Student loan interest | Rooks and crows | PG Wodehouse | Adding this and that to recipes

Letters

03, Feb, 2019 @6:07 PM

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Andrew Miller: ‘Should I have read Don Quixote? War and Peace? Huckleberry Finn? Probably'
The novelist on why Penelope Fitzgerald is underrated and the book that changed his mind about science fiction

Andrew Miller

21, Dec, 2018 @10:01 AM

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Jeeves and the King of Clubs by Ben Schott review – bang-on Bertie Wooster reboot
This homage to PG Wodehouse is a bravura performance that twinkles with energy, puns and wisecracks

Ian Sansom

07, Dec, 2018 @7:30 AM

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Jeeves and the King of Clubs review – spy capers with a PG certificate
Ben Schott’s new ‘Wodehouse’ novel is an amusing and well written homage to the master

Alexander Larman

04, Nov, 2018 @1:00 PM

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