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P. G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters

One of the funniest and most admired writers of the twentieth century, P. G. Wodehouse always shied away from the idea of a biography. A quiet, retiring man, he expressed himself through the written word. His letters – collected here – provide an illuminating biographical accompaniment to legendary comic creations such as Jeeves, Wooster, Psmith and the Empress of Blandings.

This is a book every lover of Wodehouse will want to possess.

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"Wodehouse said letters make ""a wonderful oblique form for an autobiography,"" and Sophie Ratcliffe's expertly edited collection amply proves the point.'


The letters, gossipy in the kindliest, amused/bemused manner, bear true witness to the wide-ranging influences on Wodehouse's' best-known novels and best-loved characters.'

The Times

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