2 Oct Laughing Gas by P.G. Wodehouse. A P.G. Wodehouse novel Joey Cooley is a golden-curled child film star, the idol of Amer. 9 Jul Laughing Gas is a rare Wodehouse dalliance with the science-fiction Read a book by P.G. Wodehouse in and reply to the original. P. G. Wodehouse was born in England in and in became an American citizen. He published more than ninety books and had a successful career.

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But Wodehouse’s genius came out in the novels as opposed to the stories narrated by Bertie Wooster. Lists with This Book.

Laughing Gas

Reggie, in the dentist office, finds himself sitting next to Joey Cooley, a year-old child film star and they are both under laughing gas anesthetic and somehow, they find that their identities are swapped, and each is in the others body.

I lost count of the hilarious lines Wodehouse wove into this ridiculous tapestry. This pg wodehouse laughing gas I opted for a dose of Laughing Gas, courtesy of my excellent local library. BurwashTheodore P. That is nothing, however, pg wodehouse laughing gas the interest he takes in the ringleted ten-year-old when he comes out from under the laughing-gas to find wodrhouse somehow, while both of them were unconscious, Reggie Havershot third Earl pg wodehouse laughing gas Havershot and Joey Cooley child megastar have switched bodies Burwash, Zizzbaum’s rival—they have a common lauhing at the same time as Reggie.

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A bit breath-taking, the whole affair, you will agree. Learn more about Amazon Prime. In spite of the stupid plot device, this book was incredibly funny.

Vintage Novels: Laughing Gas by PG Wodehouse

And a ringleted child star may in fact be a twenty-seven year old British earl who only wants a stiff brandy and soda And, naturally, reading Wodehouse aloud from a pg wodehouse laughing gas box at Hyde Park Corner.

He goes meets and instantly falls in love with the famous acress, April June.

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. No criticism I’ve ever read of Wodehouse champions Bertie’s powers of observation.

I picked this one from the library because it was mentioned in another book I’m reading, The God Delusion and I’d never heard of it. Clever and witty, the book about the soul switching between an English aristocrat, and a bratty Hollywood child star is something straight out of the movie world it pokes fun at.

One thing that bothered me about this book is that it has a lot of anachronistic racism regarding the multi-cultural servants working in the Hollywood mogul’s home who pg wodehouse laughing gas ironically secretly all LA actors.

The plot isn’t the driving force with Wodehouse. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Posted by Suzannah at All good, but be warned that they are several racial slurs sprinkled throughout. I read it a long time pg wodehouse laughing gas and liked it.

Yes, it seems the plot of having two people swap bodies was well used, even when Wodehouse wrote about it. Of course, they end up undermining or improving each others’ situations in various ways before getting switched back. Also for the last few decades of his life he settled in Long Island, New York.

I was afraid to get in the car, because that is where I listened to it and I would be laughing so hard, as I drove pg wodehouse laughing gas, I was afraid I might get arrested. He goes meets and instantly falls in love with the famous acress, A I read it a long time ago and liked it. The Clicking of Cuthbert. Burwash, and also in the latter’s chair. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In the meantime, Joey, in Reggie’s body, embarks on a tour of vengeance: I’m not surprised Richard Dawkins likes all the “what, ho” and “jolly good” of Wode It’s amazing how much of a page-turner Wodehouse can still be pg wodehouse laughing gas you already know pretty much how everything will be resolved, as always, by undoing all the humorous confusion of misunderstandings and mistaken identities or in this case pg wodehouse laughing gas switched identities.

Reginald, Third Earl of Havershot, is a boxing blue on a mission to save his wayward cousin from the fleshpots of Hollywood. Review “It’s dangerous to use the word genius to describe a writer, but I’ll risk it with him” — John Humphrys “For as long as I’m immersed in a P.