The Project Gutenberg EBook of Indiscretions of Archie, by P. G. Wodehouse This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no. Archie Mahoom (pronounced “Moom”), is a typical Wodehouse character–a member of the British upper classes, educated at Eton and Oxford, with no apparent. The next moment he was in his bag again; and Archie, bounding silently into the bathroom, was tearing the cord off his dressing-gown. There came a banging at.

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Archie is probably the most endearing of Wodehouse’s characters. Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins was more realistic.

All in all a spiffy read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Despite the political and social upheavals that occurred during his life, much of which was spent in France and the United States, Wodehouse’s main canvas remained that of prewar Indoscretions upper-class so Sir Kf 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.

The story is amusing, but the main character is annoying. Hearing the story I had assumed that this was an early Wodehouse effort, done before he had mastered his craft.


I found the main character too obtuse to even be enjoyable, I mean, he didn’t seem to have a redeeming quality like Wooster who is hapless, but still witty. Archie’s attempts to ingratiate himself with Brewster only get him further into trouble. oc

Indiscretions of Archie by P.G. Wodehouse

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I would only recommend this to Wodehousians who’ve already read everything else there is. The Coming of Bill.

Specifically there is the time Ihdiscretions goes to an auction looking to buy a piece of art for his Father-in-law. Jeeves in the Offing.

It took me longer to read this than it should have as I savored it, saving the latter part to be enjoyed bit by bit.

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However, Archie is a good egg. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

We have a sausage-selling amnesiac. DoranNew York. Every genre of fiction has it’s great forebear.

Indiscretions of Archie by P. G. Wodehouse – Free Ebook

A Gentleman of Leisure. Perhaps that is part of the comedy. He can’t turn his own daughter out on the street can he? Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright ov lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of lyrics for some thirty musical comedies.


Indiscretions of Archie

The Luck of the Bodkins. He upsets Mrs Cora Bates McCall, a vegetarian and healthy food campaigner, by persuading her son to take part in a pie-eating contest.

Jun 01, Erin rated it really liked it Shelves: It turns out it is not. Archie in fact used many of the witticisms that Bertie used. Even though he wrote in the early part of the last century his writing seems fresh and the situations translate surprisingly well to our current time without ever being inappropriate, sexual, or using foul language.

This is one of those books where I really wish you could give half stars. Jeeves —81 Blandings — Brewster; but indiscretionx real bar was the fact that he had once adversely criticised one of his hotels.

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