STIFF UPPER LIP, JEEVES by P. G. Wodehouse

STIFF UPPER LIP, JEEVES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A tangled foregathering of Bertie Wooster and his problem friends presages well for P.G.W. followers. Here and now Our Bertie is confronted with several missions: to keep good old Gussie Fink-Nottle (who loves newts) engaged -- to the girl who will take Bertie as second choice; to get Stiffy, an eager hand for polite blackmail, married to Stinker (who is trying to make it from curate to vicar so the wedding bells will ring); to keep himself from being annihilated by Sir Watkyn or dismembered by Roderick Spode, lately Lord Sidcup; to keep a certain statuette from wandering too far afield from Sir W. It does not take too dim an ""e."" to see that it is Our Jeeves, emolliently assuaging, who keeps Our Bertie from being too uncomfortable on the horns of a.....and merges the victor over the affair of his employer's alpine hat with a pink feather....And what a fine, feathered, fettle it turns out to be.... Larky, this.

Pub Date: March 15th, 1962
ISBN: 0743203607
Publisher: Simon & Schuster