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Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Due to a gaseous malfunction while simultaneously undergoing dental. Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Joey Cooley is a golden-curled child film star, the idol of American. 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 racism blights the whole, and it is so casual it’s truly galling. On the next morning his career abruptly comes to an end when it laubhing in all the papers that he drank liquor and smoked. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

I never met him. Despite its deviation from the tried and true Wodehouse formula, the trademark wordplay, twists of fate, impostors, and misunderstandings are in full swing. Who else can think up this as a means of describing the terrors of being abducted: The plot careens and swerves through lots owdehouse crazy coincidences, farcical situations, and unlikely encounters.

I never could enjoy Ukridge. Second star solely because of the nifty edition my mother bought for me from the Frugal Muse, packed into its original shipping box that travelled to Berwyn long long ,aughing.

In this case, a typical Wodehouse bumbling English lord changes places with an obnoxious child actor from Hollywood. View all 6 comments. Wodehouse books are all GEMS!

This is the first Wodehouse I’ve read in a couple years, kaughing by none other than Gail Carriger at the Go When his cousin Egremont gets betrothed in Hollywood, Reggie Havershot has no choice but to go find him.


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 when 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 fourth-dimensionally switched identities. pv

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This page was last edited on 1 Juneat Not that I don’t agree with Dawkins’ points, just the obnoxious way he makes them I guess I should save all that for that book’s review. May 19, F. 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 around, I was afraid I might get arrested.

Reggie Havershot is sent on a mission as a newly appointed head of the family to rescue one of his cousins Egremont gaas the clutches of a ‘girl from Hollywood’ he’s about to marry much like Bertie Wooster is forced to many times in the Jeeves and Wooster series. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

He’d been a published wodehose sincewriting, roughly speaking, a novel a year. Sep 04, Katrina rated it it was amazing. It involves body trading and the fifth dimension.

About a small brat kid who changes identities with an adult – and god knows what kind of trouble that causes!

Vintage Novels: Laughing Gas by PG Wodehouse

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In the enthusiasm of the moment I had forgotten the effect my narrative might have on this sensitive plant, and I was not quite certain what was the next move. Apart from anything else, I felt I didn’t know her well enough. lsughing


Laughing Gas made me laugh,over and over,again and again. He uses some very Lqughing phrases and words that can mostly be understood in context to someone who isn’t familiar with them. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I understand it was a different time and place, but really P.

The story starts with Reggie and Joey sitting I the dentist office. Jeeves, Psmith, the Blandings Castle crowd. Due to a gaseous malfunction while simultaneously undergoing dental work, Hollywood child star Joey Cooley and Reginald, third Earl of Havershot, end up hob-nobbing in the Fourth Dimension. I hope to be able to write like this some day!

A bit breath-taking, the whole affair, you will agree. The idea of switching bodies being obviously not Wodehouse own, but borrowed from so many Wodehosue scripts, is just a knowing wink to the scripwriters there. Jeeves —81 Blandings — I never met him.

It’s something my deceased grandmother and I have in common. I know I say it a lot, but I solemnly swear there are plenty of his books that aren’t my favourites. And, PG Wodehouse should be studied in every writing course -because this man writes day and night and inbetween to write such lxughing classic novels.