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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Anstey”, first published in But Reggie, eager to witness a boxing championship in New York, goes there first—and, on the train to Los Angeles, falls head over heels in love with the film star April June. Jeeves in the Morning. And then, just before the bell went, the champ brought one up from the floor At Kobo, we try to ensure that lauhing reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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Lauthing anyone else find this particular series of capers to be more anxiety-inducing than others? July 9, at 8: I actually finished this book a while back, and am just now reviewing it. It starts out with the old Wodehouse formula, a gentleman of leisure infatuated with a beautiful woman. Many Hollywood animals roaming around and Wodehouse placing each of them on the funny view.

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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 laugihng instead of an adults.

Notify me of new posts via email. A Mind to Murder. He is at first hesitant because he knows his true face looks like a gorilla. Mar 15, Emily rated it it was amazing. Your display name should be at least 2 characters laughint. I was gravely concerned.


How will he escape the laughingg eyes of Joey’s agent and manager long enough to warn April June of the impending snoot-poke? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Joey with his new 6-foot body plans to give his past tormentors a punch in the snout.

I listened to it on cd in the car and it made me look forward to my driving time. Laughing Gas is one of my favourite Wodehouse laaughing. What an amazing country America is.

I’d always prefer to read a good Blandings or Jeeves story aa it’s always harder for me to get into a brand new character like Lord Reggie Havershot in this one.

OK, predictable, yes, but hey I’ll take it if wodehous cracks me up! Not that I don’t agree with Dawkins’ points, just the obnoxious way he makes them I guess I should save all that for that book’s review.

2016 Reading Challenge: Laughing Gas (for troubled times)

He is to go to Hollywood and look for Aunt Clara’s son, his cousin Eggy, who seems to have gotten himself into trouble, and bring him back home. But say what you will we generally have a young man in love with the wtrong girl – or hopelessly in love with the right girl. April is all that is beautiful, kind, surprisingly girl-next-door, and very interested in Reggie, his title, and his castle.

I’ll give the basic plot, but it doesn’t sound funny. But racism killed all my enjoyment and I struggled to pick it up each time. He has switched bodies with a precocious child film star called Joey Cooley, also under the influence of laughing gas in room the next door. Service with A Smile. According to Eggy, Ann wants to reform him: These are sad times…. The only problem being, of course, that one is liable to get pinched for copyright infringement. He takes a mild interest in Joey Cooley as Ann Bannister is working as his governess.


Burwash, Zizzbaum’s rival—they have a common waiting-room—exactly at the same time as Reggie. For example, her duties include bathing the boy, which Reggie categorically refuses. Oct 19, Dan Schwent rated it liked it Recommended to Dan by: Joey’s home lsughing Hollywood—originally he is from Chillicothe, Ohiowhere his mother lives—is the Brinkmeyer estate, a kind of golden cage for little Joey.

Could there be anyone better than Plum to help us in keeping our sanity intact? Gaas is completely silly, and the plot makes no sense whatsoever; but, it’s written so well, I have to love it. Reggie Havershot is sent on a mission as a newly appointed head of the family to rescue one of his cousins Egremont from the clutches of a ‘girl from Hollywood’ he’s about to marry much like Bertie Wooster is tas to many times in the Jeeves and Wooster series.

Then disaster strikes in the form of a toothache. Body swapping in fiction Novels by P.

Perhaps the best thing about it is the satire on Hollywood, where everything is about fronts and facades. A sudden flush mantled her cheek” And my whole family is probably going to be subjected to my reading them passages for the next month.

He’d been a published writer sincewriting, roughly speaking, a novel a year. It made me laugh out loud frequently. Hardcover wodehuse, pages. As a huge P. Instead I was so stressed out! And, naturally, reading Wodehouse aloud from a soap box at Hyde Park Corner. But racism blights the whole, and it is so casual it’s truly galling.