Galahad At Blandings: A Blandings Story [P.G. Wodehouse] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lord Emsworth’s prized pig, the Empress of . Lord Emsworth’s prized pig, the Empress of Blandings, is at the centre of Wodehouse’s hilarious tale of mistaken identity, the triumph of young. Galahad at Blandings by P.G. Wodehouse – cd-audio () published by Canongate 9 February Sparkling comedy from P.G. Wodehouse.

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Wodehouse was an English novelist and humorist, renowned for his Jeeves and Wooster and Blandings series. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Mostly, there will be more. Just a moment while we sign you in to falahad Goodreads account.

Galahad at Blandings is a novel by P. She immediately orders her daughter to write a letter breaking off the engagement. Another delightful farce by Wodehouse, and my first at Blandings Castle. The action is fast and furious, with one complication following another. There’s always someone around who unknowingly mucks things up and the characters never learn to tread carefully.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest blsndings through seller support? Tense Tips on technique 7: Jeeves —81 Blandings — He was prepared for bad news in any form, but not the one in which it actually came.

Share your thoughts with other customers. I’m amazed that there exists a novel about Galahad that I haven’t read, considering that he’s one of my personals favorites of Wodehouse’s creations. Just finished reading this aloud as a family in the evenings.


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Galahad at Blandings by P.G. Wodehouse – Canongate Books

Ah the cleverness and wit of P. It was simply hilarious to the core and unputdownable. The folks at Blandings Castle are the sweetest, silliest and most misunderstood group of upper class twits that I never ever wt sick of reading about.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Wodehouse reads like he is really enjoying himself rather than phoning in about characters he’s become heartily sick of vlandings again, unlike the later Jeeves books. Penguin Books September 3, Language: Another standard character is the prim and proper aunt. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? View all 3 comments. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Meanwhile, Lady Hermione has learned from Emsworth that Tipton had lost all his money in the stock market crash and is now impoverished. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE, was a comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success during a career of more than seventy years and continues to be widely read over 40 years after his death. Product details Audio Cassette Publisher: Pure unadulterated joy and hilarity!

Jan 26, Justine Olawsky rated it really liked it. IF you are new to Wodehouse read his work as close to chronologically as you can, the characters become clearer then. But God help you if you cross her. At Blandings Castle, it’s business as usual — thwarted young lovers, impostors and old battle-axes abound, the Empress is in peril of shedding a pound, Lord Emsworth is bedevilled by a secretary, and none but the Hon. Hermione, finding that Emsworth has driven away Dame Daphne, exposes Sam, declares Emsworth to be impossible to manage, and leaves as well.


Abridged to 5 hours worth of hilarious listening entertainment. Sandy hears that another Drones Club member has won the sweepstakes, and Sam’s stake is worthless. It seems to me that the theme of all Wodehouse books are more or less the same, there is always trouble brewing between a young couple who are otherwise in love and there is a mastermind around, an epic character, to help them realize this.

Galahad at Blandings

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I was disappointed that the brat child did not get a larger role, since I imagine Wodehouse could keep him endlessly entertaining. Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of lyrics for some thirty musical comedies.