Top 10 Books by P. G. Wodehouse

 

P.G. Wodehouse is probably the best-known humorist to ever write in the English language. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English writer, and most of his fiction was set in the backdrop of England. However, this celebrated writer always did not want to be a writer, his story of becoming one is also a great story to read.Through his career, he wrote many books, some of which are good reads. But only some make it to the list of top 10 books by P. G. Wodehouse.

 

Something Fresh

Something Fresh came out as the writer’s debut in 1915 and took the world as its fans. At Blandings Castle everything is fake, the building itself is an imposter. However, there are a few determined people who have their eyes set on the prize. The building becomes a madhouse when an ancient Egyptian artifact is missing and a reward, a handsome sum, is offered.

Read it For:
Read the book for some funny antics, twists and for its impressive humor.
Don't Read it For:
Although many hail it as one of the greatest books to be written by the writer, the book introduces us to some of the recurring characters in his works.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is impeccably funny.

Heavy Weather

The book comes right after the “Summer Lighting.”  When Galahad Threepwood receives the letter that his memoir won’t be published, he plans to steal it. But, as things stand, he is not the only one after stealing the manuscript.

Read it For:
A tale of funny incidents, interlinked to each other.
Don't Read it For:
If you haven’t read the sequel, you probably won’t get what is happening here.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is one of the p g wodehouse best sellers, and that is all because of the book’s literary beauty.

Thank you, Jeeves

Bertie wanted to learn to play the banjo, his tuneless playing made him leave Jeeves and go to his old friend Chauffy. However, the appearance of his ex-fiancé and Chauffy falling in love with her, cause Bertie to remember Jeeves.

Read it For:
Hailed as the p g wodehouse best book, this book takes you through the pages with the best comical scenes.
Don't Read it For:
The book has some racial comments, which may upset the reader.
What makes this book stand out?:
The is loaded with the “Brit-Charm.”

Right ho, Jeeves

Another book with Bertie and Jeeves’ comedic scenes, this time Bertie does not quite have the time to do mindless things. He has his hands full with one too many things; he must deal with the giving of the Market Snodsbury Grammar School prize, his cousin’s broken engagement and Gussie Fink-Nottle’s wooing of Madeline, plus the resignation of Anatole.

Read it For:
When Bertie is in trouble who can he turn to, but, Jeeves?
Don't Read it For:
The book is a succession in the Jeeves’ Book series.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a part of the p g wodehouse popular novels on Jeeves’ and Bertie’s comical antics and does not let you down.
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Galahad at Blandings

Galahad Threepwood finds himself at the impostor building, Blandings Castle again. But this time he is there to help the couples in a trifle and helps them get back together.

Read it For:
The book sees a happy end to the story.
Don't Read it For:
There are many recurring characters in the works of P. G. Wodehouse; a new reader would most likely become confused with the stories and their underlying meanings.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book falls among the best p g wodehouse books. Written with great comical intricacies, the author will not disappoint you.

Piccadilly Jim

This book is one of the author’s earliest works. The character of Jim gets involved in a case of mistaken identities. In order to maintain the two for a woman he loved, the man becomes stuck in an unimaginable kidnapping case.

Read it For:
Another comical page-turner from the author.
Don't Read it For:
One of the most highly praised books, with no problems.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book’s unimaginable feat could only be written by P. G. Wodehouse.

Meet Mr. Mulliner

The book introduces the reader to the character of Mr. Mulliner. The book not only chronicles the stories of the character, but also is loaded with the heartfelt and the comical stories of Mr. Mulliner’s cusions and nephews and other family members.

Read it For:
The book is the first book to explain the character of Mr. Mulliner
Don't Read it For:
The book is simply entertaining.
What makes this book stand out?:
The exciting comical scenes in the book could not be any better than this.

Uncle Fred in the Spring Time

Pongo Twistleton, Sir Glossop’s nephew is in a financial crisis again, and Uncle Fred is given the task of stealing the grand pig.

Read it For:
Another interesting read about the antics of the residents of the Blandings Castle, but this time for a good cause.
Don't Read it For:
The book is a succession of previous books, it could be troublesome to keep track of the story if you haven’t read previous works of the same series.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book follows the entertaining journey of the Blandings Castle’s residents.

Joy in the Morning

Steeple Bumpleigh is stuck in the rural areas with an old and dead love with the woman Florence Craye. She is busy with a newfound love and fiancé,  Stilton Cheesewright. Mr. Steeple must deal with those two and the two-faced Edwin the Boy Scout. Bertie finds himself in need of Jeeves again.

Read it For:
An amazing story, with the entertaining scenes speckled with warmth.
Don't Read it For:
The book won’t make sense until you read the previous books.
What makes this book stand out?:
A collection of warm and funny stories from Bertie and Jeeves’ antics.

Code of the Woosters

Bertie finds himself in a bit of a mess again. Amidst duping an antique seller with an ordinary 18th-century cow-creamer, he must deal with other things as well.

Read it For:
This book is yet another entertaining installment in the Bertie and Jeeves series that will have you laughing out loud.
Don't Read it For:
The humor in this book will fail to mesmerize the newer generations.
What makes this book stand out?:
A good book on the characters we have seen and fallen in love with before.

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