Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Due to a gaseous malfunction while simultaneously undergoing dental. Laughing Gas by PG Wodehouse. Wodehouse is usually thought of as a quinessentially British writer, but the fact is that he spent some time in. Laughing Gas is a rare Wodehouse dalliance with the science-fiction Read a book by P.G. Wodehouse in and reply to the original.

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Lord Havershot only recently come into his title and still getting used to having enough money is sorely tried.

LAUGHING GAS by P. G. Wodehouse | Kirkus Reviews

July 9, at 7: On the following afternoon, he is in I. Quotes from Laughing Gas. 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. Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All.

wodehouze In addition the ending is perfunctory, of course they switch back but it could have happened at any point in the previous fifty pages, or indeed he could have tacked on fifty pages afterwards. May 06, Roopa Rajesh rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book. This is not to say that I haven’t enjoyed him very much.

2016 Reading Challenge: Laughing Gas (for troubled times)

So were my troubles” This week I opted for a dose of Laughing Gas, courtesy of my excellent local library. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

On the train from Chicago to Los Angeles, Reggie meets the famous film actress April June, and immediately falls head over heels in love with her.


A “Freaky Friday” premise–long before “Freaky Friday” was written–with the usual, hilarious Wodehouse treatment.

Laughing Gas is one of my favourite Wodehouse books. Jeeves always wins a concession from Bertie after the major story is over. Walk straight up to her and grab her by the wrist and glare into her eyes and make your chest heave.


Set in the lanes of Hollywood but laughiing free from the scandals, ‘Laughing Gas’ is another gem from the pen of P G Wodehouse. Sunshine on Scotland Street. In this case, a typical Wodehouse bumbling English lord changes places with an obnoxious child actor from Hollywood. Then disaster strikes in the form of wpdehouse toothache. July 14, at 2: This body swap comedy sees the Third Earl of Havershot switch places with adorable 30s child star Joey Cooley.

The fault for a lot of that does rest with the author, who has wodehousee to present it as a first person narration, meaning for large parts we only get one half of the circle. Item s unavailable for purchase. Service with a Smile.

July 10, at On his way, Reggie meets the famous movie star April June. Our protagonist – under the influence of laughing gas at the dentist’s office -switches identity gqs a child film star. Well, one or two. Oct 07, Bert rated it it was amazing. He’d type a few pages one day, pin them to the wall and the next morning, make corrections, then type a few more pages and put those on the wall.

And that is saying something, since he wrote SO many books. Of course, I had read stories where much the same sort of thing had happened, but I had never supposed that a chap had got to budget for such an eventuality as a possible feature of the programme in real wodehouze.

You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Now, having read two volumes of his short stories and a novel, i feel that I may have done all that can be expected of me in my attempts to try to warm to this man.


Three Men in a Boat. Falling for different people that you end up with, personality changes and living life in a way that goes against parental wishes all I really like the idea of body swapping and what you could get up to inside the body of someone else, especially changing into the body of a child instead of an adults. With his mission discharged, Reggie looks forward to the task of persuading April June to yoke her pseudonym with his. Yes, yes it probably is. Please review your cart.

He also makes up with Ann, and they are going to be married.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. At the Reunion Buffet. Even when he finds that the girl his cousin Eggy intends to marry is none other than the aforesaid Ann, he doesn’t hesitate in giving his blessing. I usually resort to a Wodehouse book to destress but my heart absolutely went out to poor Reggie and his extreme misadventures! This is the first Wodehouse I’ve read in a couple years, recommended by none other than Gail Carriger at the Go When his cousin Egremont gets betrothed in Hollywood, Reggie Havershot has no choice but to go find him.

Laughing Gas made me laugh,over and over,again and again. He also ,aughing the Brinkmeyer estate and pushes Miss Brinkmeyer into the swimming pool.

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