Wodehouse A Life
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"An invaluable portrait, thanks to a broad, incisive and complex understanding of Wodehouse's psyche."Janet Maslin, New York Times To Evelyn Waugh he was simply "the Master." He wrote ninety novels and story collections, and among his immortal characters are Jeeves, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings (who is, of course, a pig). Equally impressive is the range of his devotees: Dorothy Parker, John Updike, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Salman Rushdie, John le Carré, and Seamus Heaney. Wodehouse had an extraordinary Broadway career, working with Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern, and even dared to rewrite Cole Porter's Anything Goes for the London stage. Robert McCrum's magisterial biography chronicles…
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2005
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall