A Pelican at Blandings

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A Pelican at Blandings

by P. G. Wodehouse (Barrie & Jenkins, 1969)

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Though less satirically relevant nowadays, Wodehouse’s novels of the (farcically characterised) idle rich retain their charm, not least of all by way of a prose style that in tone both adopts and parodies the lifestyle, romping with indifference, self-indulgence and Machiavellian remove.

 

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