The World of Blandings

In this wonderfully fat omnibus, which seems to span the dimensions of the Empress of Blandings herself (the fattest pig in Shropshire and surely all England), the whole world of Blandings Castle is spread out for our delectation: the ...

The World of Blandings

Blandings is now a major BBC One show starring Jennifer Saunders and Timothy Spall. In this wonderfully fat omnibus, which seems to span the dimensions of the Empress of Blandings herself (the fattest pig in Shropshire and surely all England), the whole world of Blandings Castle is spread out for our delectation: the engagingly dotty Lord Emsworth and his enterprising brother Galahad, his terrifying sister Lady Constance, Beach the butler (his voice 'like tawny port made audible'), James Wellbeloved, the gifted but not always sober pigman, and Lord Emsworth's secretary the Efficient Baxter, with gleaming spectacles, whose attempts to bring order to the Castle always end in disarray. Lurking in the wings is Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe of Matchingham Hall, the neighbour with designs on the Prize which must surely belong to the Empress. As Evelyn Waugh wrote, 'The gardens of Blandings Castle are that original garden from which we are all exiled.' This omnibus contains Something Fresh, Summer Lightning and three short stories.

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The World of Blandings
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: P.G. Wodehouse
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-30 - Publisher: Random House

Blandings is now a major BBC One show starring Jennifer Saunders and Timothy Spall. In this wonderfully fat omnibus, which seems to span the dimensions of the Empress of Blandings herself (the fattest pig in Shropshire and surely all England), the whole world of Blandings Castle is spread out for
A Bounty of Blandings
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: W. W. Norton

Presents three works of fiction set at Blandings Castle in Shopshire, England, seat of the ninth Earl of Emsworth, home to the Empress of Blandings, a prize-winning Berkshire sow, and the location of a series of humorous misadventures.
A Pelican at Blandings
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: P.G. Wodehouse
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-27 - Publisher: Random House

Blandings is now a major BBC One television series starring Jennifer Saunders and Timothy Spall. Unwelcome guests are descending on Blandings Castle - particularly the overbearing Duke of Dunstable, who settles in the Garden Suite with no intention of leaving, and Lady Constance, Lord Emsworth's sister and a lady of
The World of Jeeves
Language: en
Pages: 784
Authors: P.G. Wodehouse
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-30 - Publisher: Random House

A Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus 'Jeeves knows his place, and it is between the covers of a book.' This is an omnibus of wonderful Jeeves and Wooster stories, specially selected and introduced by Wodehouse himself, who was struck by the size of his selection and described it as almost the
Blandings Castle and Elsewhere
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: P.G. Wodehouse
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-27 - Publisher: Random House

‘I love his writing, it’s so clever and funny, so deft.' Alan Titchmarsh’s 6 Best Books choice (Daily Express) A Blandings collection The ivied walls of Blandings Castle have seldom glowed as sunnily as in these wonderful stories - but there are snakes in the rolling parkland ready to nip