Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Due to a gaseous malfunction while simultaneously undergoing dental. Laughing Gas by PG Wodehouse. Wodehouse is usually thought of as a quinessentially British writer, but the fact is that he spent some time in. Laughing Gas is a rare Wodehouse dalliance with the science-fiction Read a book by P.G. Wodehouse in and reply to the original.
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He was dashing, a tad mischievous and something of a matchmaker. No Mark Upon Her. Reggie finds Eggy but falls in love in the process with April June.
Perhaps the best thing about it is the satire on Hollywood, where everything is about fronts and facades. Oct 19, Dan Schwent rated it liked it Recommended to Dan by: That is nothing, however, beside laghing interest he takes in the ringleted ten-year-old when he comes out from under the laughing-gas to find that somehow, while both of them were unconscious, Reggie Havershot third Earl of Havershot and Joey Cooley child megastar wodegouse switched bodies Notify me of new comments via email.
He was in his fifties. So three stars for this mildly entertaining book. Nov 10, Juana rated it liked it. Retrieved from ” https: This is not to say that I lauthing enjoyed him very much. The Adventures of Sally. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Harrow man, I expect. Will he realise the sterling worth of Miss Bannister before it’s too late?
Joey Cooley is a golden-curled child film star, the idol of American motherhood. Item s unavailable for purchase.
Oct 30, Tosh rated it it was amazing. A Wodehousian Freaky Friday-esque plot, that does sound quite strange. Well, my first Wodehouse.
Wofehouse, third Earl of Havershot, is a boxing blue on a mission to save his wayward cousin from the fleshpots of Hollywood. Despite its deviation from the tried and true Wodehouse formula, the trademark wordplay, twists of fate, impostors, and misunderstandings are in full swing. April is all that is beautiful, kind, surprisingly girl-next-door, and very interested in Reggie, his title, and his castle. The Clicking of Cuthbert.
She slid sideways along the seat and quietly passed out. Money in the Bank. What an amazing country America wodeouse. Posted by Suzannah at Talk about every modern convenience.
The main character Reggie 27 is a good egg and very likeable. The premise of the book was quite clever and way before, obviously, all the body swap films of the 80’s and 90’s but I have to laughkng that even if those films took the initial idea from Wodehouse they did far more with it. The young man falls in love with the wrong girl but gets it right in the end – as usual – but the intervening period is a fantasy thriller! Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves.
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Notify me of new posts via email. Priya I actually agree with you! Aug 26, Alice rated it liked it. Or as the aforementioned Eggy says, on page 90 of the Everyman edition:. It is completely silly, and the plot makes no sense whatsoever; but, it’s written so well, I have to love it. Next Remembering Percy Jeeves.
Vintage Novels: Laughing Gas by PG Wodehouse
But April June’s attentions banish her from his mind. I really like the idea of body swapping and what you could get up to inside the body of someone else, especially changing into the body of a child instead of an adults. It was this brief sojourn in Hollywood that inspired some of his most hilarious stories. Poor Reggie awakes from an emergency dental procedure dressed in knickerbockers and golden ringlets. The story starts with Reggie and Joey sitting I the dentist office.
Lord Emsworth and Others. You submitted the following rating and review. Mar 15, Emily rated it it was amazing. Bertie Wooster trumps any other character in Wodehouse, because he complains. As the host of the party, the seemingly wonderful, tender, and caring April June “Money and fame mean nothing to me, Lord Havershot” is difficult to get hold of.
Psmith was a caricature of a Socialist, and, inasmuch as Wodehouse was, in no way, political, Psmith fell away and, by the ‘s, had turned into the aristocratic, middle-aged fun-maker, Uncle Fred. They both have to flee the y immediately: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.