BookBrowse Reviews Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks

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Jeeves and the Wedding Bells

by Sebastian Faulks

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks
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  • First Published:
    Nov 2013, 256 pages
    Paperback:
    Sep 2014, 256 pages

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Poornima Apte

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In Jeeves and the Wedding Bells, acclaimed novelist Sebastian Faulks brings Bertie and Jeeves back for their legion of fans in a hilarious affair of mix-ups and mishaps.

If nothing else, one has to hand Sebastian Faulks this: he is an incredibly brave writer. Imagine if you will, millions of Harry Potter fans eagerly awaiting a new Hogwarts adventure. Now visualize it being written by someone other than J.K. Rowling. I can't see P.G. Wodehouse fans acting as rabid as Rowling's, but still, this gives you a pretty good idea of the terrain Sebastian Faulks has walked into with his new book, Jeeves and the Wedding Bells. The legendary comic writer English P. G. Wodehouse has thousands upon thousands of adoring fans, and his Wooster and Jeeves series is a signature example of his style. English gentleman Bertram (Bertie) Wooster, and his brainy valet Jeeves have had many adventures together, typically involving Jeeves extricating Bertie out of some pickle.

Wodehouse died in 1975, but his popularity endures. I count myself as one of his most ardent fans, ...

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