[Reading] ➿ Something Fishy By P.G. Wodehouse – Anguillais.us

Something Fishy Something Fishy Is Top Notch Wodehouse When Keggs Was A Butler He Eavesdropped On A Meeting Between His Employer, J.J Bunyan, And A Covey Of Tycoons J.J And His Associates Each Agreed To Put Up Fifty Thousand Dollars, The Total To Go To Whichever Of Their Sons Was The Last To Marry Thirty Years Later, Keggs Wants To Cash In On What He Knows.

[Reading] ➿ Something Fishy  By P.G. Wodehouse – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Something Fishy
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • English
  • 13 June 2018
  • 1590200683

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➿ Something Fishy By P.G. Wodehouse – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Strange, funny and very original, Something Fishy is an engaging classic with deeper themes than initially meets the eye.


  2. says:

    J.J Bunyan and his cronies each put 50,000 dollars in a fund just before the stock market crash and form a tontine The last of their heirs to get married wins the whole pot, expected to be one million dollars when considering compound interest, etc Years later, only two heirs remainLike all Wodehouses, this one delivers the laughs Bill Hollister is the dashing leading man, Jane the fiery heroine, and Lord Uffenham is the much abused nobleman The younger Bunyan keeps trying to get the mi J.J Bunyan and his cronies each put 50,000 dollars in a fund just before the stock market crash and form a tontine The last of their heirs to get married wins the whole...


  3. says:

    Wonderful book , very funny loved all the characters especially lord Uffenham His language, his use of words, his craze for crossword puzzles were hilarious It was a very enjoyable read with great and justified ending Would recommend this book to anyone in need of a good laugh


  4. says:

    In September 1929 a bunch of millionaires got together to decide what to do with their money The only non millionaire in attendance, Mortimer Bayliss, proposes a tontine each one pays 1 million into a pool and the last one left living gets the lot The millionaires disliked the scheme, so Bayliss proposed a new sch...


  5. says:

    An excellent fairly late Wodehouse 1957 This one stars the Wodehouse second eleven, no one as famous as Jeeves or Lord Emsworth, but instead we get Keggs, Lord Uffenham and Percy Pilbeam The set up is slig...


  6. says:

    I am an enormous fan of the great P.G Wodehouse and have almost the entire collection of his 90 books, so you re going to see a few of these along the way First published in the UK on the 18th of January 1957 and ten days later in the US under the title The Butler Did It , Something Fishy begins at a dinner party held by multi millionaire J.J Bunyan and his cronies Each put 50,000 dollars in a fund just before the 1929 stock market crash and form a secret tontine The last of their heirs t I am an enormous fan of the great P.G Wodehouse and ha...


  7. says:

    I could tell you the plot of this book, but why bother His plots are as insubstantial as a spider s web although sometimes just as intricately woven and his characters are as deep as a puddle after a light April shower, but nobody writes like P G Wodehouse If he s not your cup of tea so be it, but in my fantasies there s nowhere I d rather be than in the idyllic, sunny, not based at all in reality world of between the wars England that he creates in his books Dignified butlers pudding I could tell you the plot of this book, but why bother His plots are as insubstantial as a spider s web although sometimes just as intricately woven and his charac...


  8. says:

    An genuinely funny book occasionally laugh out loud funny with a page turner of a plot I liked this book a lot while keeping a some things fairly simple character development, for example it s a short book at just over 200 pages , it delivered a fairly complex plot and gave me some characters who I really enjoyed spending a few hours with I really prefer this to the Jeeves books, which I just couldn t quite get into something about the fixation on the butler aristocrat relationship j An genuinely funny book occasionally laugh out loud funny with a page turner of a plot I liked this book a lot while keeping a some things fairly simple character development, for example it s a short book at just over 200 pages , it delivered a fairly complex plot and gave me some characters who I really enjoyed spending a few hours with I really prefer this to the Jeeves books, which I just couldn t quite get into something about the fixation on the butler aristocrat r...


  9. says:

    A very amusing work, although a bit of a challenging read by today s standards, in that the writing style was very dense and sometimes an extremely funny tidbit would be buried deeply within an extremely convoluted sentence That was just an example of the way this book would have said something like This book was funny but you have to pay attention...


  10. says:

    Typical Wodehouse average young man knocking about, beautiful girl, extraordinary circumstances, inconceivable coincidences, loads of laughs, and of course, millions of dollars laying about for someone to inherit or steal or claim The best part of Wodeho...

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