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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Barmy in Wonderland
Wondderland pleasant, smart, funny novel that makes me want to look into the rest of Wodehouse’s oeuvre. Always a fun and farcical time when reading about Wodehouse and his magical worlds. Other books in this series. Refresh and try again. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
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Media Barmy in Wonderland. But I like his fumbling towards success and his ability to bungle his way to what he wanted in the first place. Feb 18, Spiros rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Just a moment wondedland we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Barmy Phipps snatches victory from the jaws of financial disaster a couple of times, gets the girl in the end, and the bad guys well, the bad-dish guys, since there are no really repulsive villains in this book get what’s coming to them. Review quote Wodehouse is the greatest comic writer ever. Was it a terrific strain? Typical of Wodehouse, there are many complications and laughs and it all works out in the end.
All in all not the greatest Wodehouse farce but it is quite a legacy to live up to. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!
They re beautiful books, much welcome. Follow the exploits of Barmy Fotheringay-Phipps pron. This adventure takes young Fotheringay-Phipps to New York City where he becomes involved in the producti To give less than four stars to anything P.
This one took a bit of working into. Evelyn Waugh Praise for the Overlook Wodehouse Collectors’ Series Overlook Press is publishing a set of clothbound collector s editions of the master s work. Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of lyrics for some thirty musical comedies.
In Chapter Five, Mervyn is already soaked when Barmy arrives at his house for a dinner he never gets.
Luckily he has by his side Eileen ‘Dinty’ Moore, seasoned producer’s secretary, who easily steals Barmy’s affections. It’s good, to be sure, and often hilarious but it’s no Jeeves or Blandings. I shall feel like a barny leper. Cyril Fotheringay-Phipps, known to his friends as Barmy, has made a poor decision.
Moments when one needs a drink (Barmy in Wonderland)
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