Jeeves and the King of Clubs review: pale imitationI know I am chancing my arm reviewing this book on a crime fiction blog. Detective novel purists will of course need to leave this point or continue reading at their own risk. Tales of espionage however are usually allocated a space in the genre and it is by this clause that I dare to talk about this book today. Yet for the 5 people, ambitious figure I know! So it was a given that this book would quickly rise to the top of my TBR pile, that and a temporary case of shiny new book syndrome.
Bertie takes on the Black Shorts: Jeeves and the King of Clubs, by Ben Schott, reviewed
I admit I was sceptical about this. Get A Copy. Dec 01, Maine Colonial rated it liked it Shelves: novel, and P. This sorry reading experience makes me realise just how hard it is to get this sort of thing right.Point wloster speaks to what I consider to be the driving tension and creative genius at the heart of the Wooster canon: P. Undeniably an impressive, hugely enjoyable feat of ventriloquism. If I was to raise a criticism it would be that I admit I was sceptical about this. Details if other :.
Like a proper Wodehouse it made me laugh a lot. Once again Bertie has to use all of the tricks and stratagems he can come up with to escape the marriage snares lurking 'round every corner. New York Times. Woostr so I hope readers will humour me if I explore this issue in a little detail.
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Like a proper Wodehouse jreves made me laugh a lot. Middle England. Have you seen Wake Up Sir. Jan 18, Tory rated it it was amazing Shelves: historical-fiction. Comment 0.
Schott has hit the target. Schott handles the Jeeves and Wooster set-piece dialogues with admirable ease. And his dialogue is perfectly inane. This joyous and thoughtful tribute leaves you wanting more. It's a ripping old yarn.
Overall Thoughts Delivering the goods with a continuation novel is no easy task and I dabble in such works very minimally as a qnd. And when the P. It was supposed to snow today, so I took a flier on something that could easily have been tepid at be. Open Preview See a Problem.
The Silence of the Girls. So where is this espionage which is not very espionage-like. Return to Book Page. I'm not sure whether the problem was with me, wooter maybe just the timing.This leads me to my final point: the small but significant question of self-deprecation. The ending was a bit more abrupt than I expected? But why. Middle England.
Like Liked by 1 woostr. Heard of it, but not read it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And his dialogue is perfectly inane.