[BOOKS] ⚣ The Mating Season (Jeeves, #9) By P.G. Wodehouse – Marjoriejane.co.uk



10 thoughts on “The Mating Season (Jeeves, #9)

  1. says:

    There are books which you read and think Psh. I could write that And better Well, this is not one of those books There is no doubt in my mind that I could never produce anything of such brilliance Wodehouse has such a way with words The sentences are full of rhythm and flow effortlessly The punchline is delivered with a perfect timing and will have you chuckle The plot is as you would expect it to be from a comedy of manners There are romantic entangl...


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    If you re me and I m you, who are or are not these other two chaps That s is the question one might ask when diving into a terribly tangled web of deceit such as you ll find in P.G Wodehouse s The Mating Season, where a faked identity might be the only thing that saves our hero Bertie Wooster from the horrors of marriage This is one of my personal favorite of Wodehouse s It amps up the daffy mishaps tenfold The storyline gets delightfully twisted intentionally as half the cast pretends to be If you re me and I m you, who are or are not these other two chaps That s is the question one might ask when diving into a terribly tangled web of deceit such as you ll find in P.G Wodehouse s The Mating Season, where a faked identity might be the only thing that saves our hero Bertie Wooster from the horrors of marriage This is one of my personal favorite of Wodehouse s It amps up the daffy mishaps tenfold The storyline gets delightfully twisted intentionally as half the cast pretends to be someone they re not in an effort to get out of one fix or another Even the usually incorruptibly proper Jeeves gets in on the ruse, doing his utmost for his employer Wooster, who s doing his utmost to remain unmarried to the drippy Madeline Bassett, while possibly hitching her up with his loopy, newt loving friend Bassett indeed Wodehouse pushes his penchant for ridiculous names to the absolute...


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    9 10 Once again P.G.Wodehouse explores the subject of romance in this new Jeeves and Wooster novel It is somewhat inevitable, becauseThis is springtime, the mating season, when, as you probably know, a livelier iris gleams upon the burnished dove and a young man s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love As a result of a hilarious opening scene involving Gussie Fink Nottle, the search for newts inside the fountain in Trafalgar Square and a policeman, Bertie is forced to intervene in order to 9 10 Once again P.G.Wodehouse explores the subject of romance in this new Jeeves and Wooster novel It is somewhat inevitable, becauseThis is springtime, the mating season, when, as you probably know, a livelier iris gleams upon the burnished dove and a young man...


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    Source The Mating Season, Bertie Wooster finds himself yet again entangled with Madeline Bassett Bertie Wooster, his manservant Jeeves, and a bunch of Bertie s friends Gussie Fink Nottle, Madeline Bassett, and Catsmeat Potter Pirbright end up on holiday at the country manor Deverill Hall, but at very different times Deverill Hall is the home of five intimidating aunts led by a hoity toity matriarch molded in the image of Aunt Agatha Dame Daphne Wi Source The Mating Season, Bertie Wooster finds himself yet again entangled with Madeline Bassett Bertie Wooster, his manservant Jeeves, and a bunch of Bertie s friends Gussie Fink Nottle, Madeline Bassett, and Catsmeat Potter Pirbright end up on holiday at the country manor Deverill Hall, but at very different times Deverill Hall is the home of five intimidating aunts led ...


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    The best pick me up for a soul suffering the doldrums of an ugly flu Read it almost at a stretch while sniffling away to glory.Jeeves, as is his habit, comes to the rescue of many an asundered soul This book involves hoards of aunts, their nephews, nieces, Bertie, Jeeves and guest appearance by Thos, Bertie s transmitting of a cousin.The sundered hear...


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    The interconnectivity of things, part 94. Perhaps I shouldn t have been surprised, as the fiction of Wodehouse is nothing if not brimming full of literary allusions, but I was distinctly pleased to come across a direct reference to Robert Browning s Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came Having spent the previous two weeks reading the fourth volume of Stephen King s Dark Tower series, which takes its inspiration from that very poem, it seemed as if the world was all coming together in a series The interconnectivity of things, part 94. Perhaps I shouldn t have been surprised, as the fiction of Wodehouse is nothing if not brimming full of literary allusions, but I was distinctly pleased to come across a direct reference to Robert Browning s Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came Having spent the previous two weeks reading the fourth volume of Stephen King s Dark Tower series, which takes its inspiration from that very poem, it seemed as if the world was all coming together in a series of exciting connections The synapses of my mind fizzed and popped as a consequence Okay, on a very basic level this is man reads book which reminds him of previous book, but I always like the thrill when coincidence takes two very different things and folds them over each other After all these are two very disparate examples of popular literature in tone, plot and style and I was expecting little which would directly conne...


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    I d read the collected Jeeves and Wooster short stories a few years ago, and this is the first of their novels I ve read Very funny, very light, many excellent lines, like when Wodehouse describes someone as, a tall, drooping man, looking as if he had been stuffed in a hurry by an incompetent taxidermist Two other examples He looked like a peevish halibut I am told by those who know that there are six varieties of hangover the Broken Compass, the Sewing Machine, the Comet, the Atomic I d read the collected Jeeves and Wooster short stories a few years ago, and this is the first of their novels I ve read Very funny, very light, many excellent lines, like when Wodehouse describes someone as, a tall, drooping man, looking as if he had been stuffed in a hurry by an incompetent taxidermist Two other examples He looked like a peevish halibut I am told by those who know that there are six varieties of h...


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    Aunt s aren t gentlemen and it is beneficial to your health if you could avoid them in general including other s What we have is 4 aunts of a poor gentlemen with whom Bertie has to stay to mend matters of heart and give vent to the stage itch in him Bad enough that he has to go under the name of Gussie Fink Nortle to save his own bachelor soul Wo...


  9. says:

    Perhaps not Wodehouse s greatest story, but definitely one of his wittiest tellings.


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