So says Mervyn Potter, Hollywood heart-throb, who leads poor Barmy Fotheringay-Phipps astray in Barmy in Wonderland (). But before. A penniless Englishman falls in love with a lively American girl, loses her, finds her again, is rejected, but finally discovers true love after many comic adventures. Love is a powerful spur, and Cyril Fotheringay-Phipps (known to his friends as Barmy) invests his modest fortune in a stage production.
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You are commenting using your WordPress. Douglas Adams Wodehouse s idyllic world can never stale. Nice tight story, very easy reading. Oct 07, James Ryan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Wodehouse series continuesa sparkling novel from the bafmy of hijinks and social comedy A penniless Englishman falls in love with a lively American girl, wonderlanx her, finds her again, is rejected, but finally discovers true love after many comic adventures.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. Jul 12, Craig rated it really liked it. May have been my mood, but I found this slightly hackneyed story to be a true delight. Book ratings by Goodreads.
I kept texting quotes to my girlfriend while I was listening. Plumtopia Guide to life by Honoria Plum. The similes are amazing. Wodehouse is one of my favourite authors, someone you just keeping going back to for comfort the real equivalent of comfort food!
It’s the women who shine in this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If I Were You P. Those uncomfortable incidents aside, “Barmy in Wonderland” is a solid example of lesser Wodehouse, not frightfully interesting perhaps but very funny nonetheless. Mervyn convinces Cyril that Broadway is where it’s at and soon Cyril is Cyril Fotheringay-Phipps, aka “Barmy,” is not known for his brains. About P G Wodehouse P.
Barmy in Wonderland : P. G. Wodehouse :
Of course, this was classic Wodehouse, and I might even go so far as to say among my favorite of his books. It’s just what I needed. Not perhaps Wodehouse at his best, but still a great deal of fun.
Also, the Little Church Around the Corner is referenced, site of Wodehouse’s nuptials, as well as my parents’.
Bromley LippincottMrs. Whenever the plot shows signs of dragging, Potter shows up to give it a push in the right direction, something which would be annoying if you weren’t so busy laughing. Description Love is a powerful spur, and Cyril Fotheringay-Phipps known to his friends as Barmy invests his modest fortune in a stage production, encouraged by his admiration for the delectable Miss Dinty Moore.
Dispatched from the UK in 10 business days When will my order arrive? Mervyn convinces Cyril that Broadway is where it’s at and soon Cyril is being talked into funding a Broadway show by the show’s producers. I just like it when things are co What a fantastic title! Feb 13, Rebekah rated it really liked it. Published January 15th by Barrie and Jenkins, Ltd.
The romance is a little silly and didn’t appeal to me much. By the last third, I had a hard time putting it down. Email required Address never made public.
Wodehouse’s experiences in theatre give the setting a certain added degree of immediacy compared to the Edwardian never-land of his best known work.
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Barmy, as his name may suggest, has well intentions, but is hardly the brightest crayon in the box, and he’s certainly out of his depths navigating Broadway.
You get the budding love between Barmy and Eileen “Dinty” Moore, the broken engagement between Mervyn Potter and his love, and hilarious drunken escapades featuring Potter and Phipps.
It was mostly one-sided wonderlanf was mostly secondary to the Broadway plot.
Barmy in Wonderland
Barmy in Wonderland by P. Barmy Fotheringay-Phipps — Plumtopia. This book wasn’t the usual Woodhouse like ‘Jeeves and Wooster’ or stories from Blandings castle. A Pelican at Blandings P. From my reading of various biographers, it sounds as though Wodehouse enjoyed a modest slurp during the cocktail hour.
Old Barmy ends up investing all his money in a stinker of a Broadway wpnderland just to be near a girl he falls in love with after meeting her briefly on the sidewalk. The Best Books of