Classic read: Honeysuckle Cottage by PG Wodehouse. Fiona Wilson. November 15 , am, The Times. Galley Beggar Press — of Eimear McBride’s A. Wodehouse wrote a wonderful ghost story entitled, Honeysuckle Cottage. It was first published in January of in the Saturday Evening Post. The Figure in the Carpet of “Honeysuckle Cottage”: P. G.. Wodehouse and Henry James. Marijane R. Davis Wernsman. The Henry James Review, Volume

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Dec 01, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is a quick and fun read. There is one free copy of the story online here. The most brilliant parody of a ghost story I have ever read. Pinckneyand her house begins to exert a sinister romantic influence over him.

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Honeysuckle Cottage

Good old Wodehou “I’ve been feeling that you are exactly like one of Miss Pinckney’s heroes. Notify me of new posts via email. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. For instance, a ghost might just be a memory or a place. Despite the political and social upheavals that occurred during his life, much of which was spent in France and the United States, Wodehouse’s main canvas remained that of prewar English upper-class so Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE, was a comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success during a career of more than seventy years and continues to be widely read over 40 years after his eodehouse.


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Newer Post Older Post Home. The Henry James Review. You can buy the story Meet Mr. February 13, at 6: Subscribe now and get unlimited digital access on web and our smartphone and tablet apps, free for your first month. Refresh and try again.

Honeysuckle Cottage by P.G. Wodehouse

Rated by Wodehouse himself as one of his funniest stories, [2] the story has been viewed as a homage to the writer Henry James. Return to Book Page. Views Read Edit View history. Overview [ edit ] When the hardboiled mystery novelist, James Rodman, a distant cousin of Mr. The nephew is also a writer – but one who churns out ultra-masculine mystery-thrillers, and has nothing but disdain for his aunt’s body of work.

Wodehouse subsequently added a framing device in which the story is told by the character of Mr. Highly recommended for Wodehouse fans and readers who love wodeyouse quick short refreshing story. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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James stared at the paper dumbly. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Emily Hall-Strutt rated it really liked it Dec 03, One can’t help feeling that Wodehouse’s purpose for this story is to mock popular society and the popular trashy love stories which the main character so detests – which makes it even fun This was my first introduction to Wodehouse and I absolutely loved it!

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Are we maybe in an alternate universe? March 5, at 9: I Honeysuckle Cottage is haunted! AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Glenn Cooke rated it liked it Feb 09, Happily, Wodehouse offers us a third way — where the romance can coexist with intelligence and humour. The concept of a house being haunted by an author’s influence was both intriguing and hilarious. I was just reminded that at one point I read this short story and it was fucking awesome.

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