P. G. Wodehouse: Man and Myth :: Barry Phelps soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Constable, 1992, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables (1); References; Filmography; Appendices (10);
From the cover: This book reveals for the first time, the fascinating personality behind the myth that P. G. Wodehouse created for himself. Our finest humorous writer, creator of literary immortals such as Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves projected the image of an amiable, unworldly recluse with just enough intelligence to open his mouth when he was hungry. A man with few close friends, bullied by his wife and with no understanding of, or interest in, money but blessed with a lucky ability to write sparkling humour.
Barry Phelps proves that Wodehouse was in fact a highly compl…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Turquoise boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 344 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Biography catalogue?