Monday, October 31, 2011
Rec. #204 (abbrev.): Uncle Dynamite
What: P.G. Wodehouse novel, the idle rich, 1948, articulate farce, England, financing a manor house, Earl of Ickenham, delicate domestic situations, Pongo, housemaids, impostors, baby-judging contests, Mugsy, constables, going incognito, Uncle Fred, nocturnal marauders, tea
Representative quote: "Bill, who had been staring dully at the beetle, transferred his gaze to his companion. It was a wide-eyed, gaping gaze, speaking eloquently of a mind imperfectly adjusted to the intellectual pressure of the conversation."
Also: Cocktail Time (Rec. #24), Jill the Reckless (Rec. #136), Much Obliged, Jeeves (Rec. #153)