Win £500 in book vouchers by helping us with a 7 minute reader survey click here.

books of the month debuts of the month rebus 30th anniversary

P. G. Wodehouse Book and Novel

P. G. Wodehouse - Author


The author of almost a hundred books and the creator of Jeeves, Blandings Castle, Psmith, Ukridge, Uncle Fred and Mr Mulliner, P.G. Wodehouse was born in 1881 and educated at Dulwich College. After two years with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank he became a full-time writer, contributing to a variety of periodicals including Punch and the Globe. He married in 1914. As well as his novels and short stories, he wrote lyrics for musical comedies with Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern, and at one stage had five musicals running simultaneously on Broadway. His time in Hollywood also provided much source material for fiction. At the age of 93, in the New Year's Honours List of 1975, he received a long-overdue knighthood, only to die on St Valentine's Day some 45 days later.

If you like P. G. Wodehouse you might also like to read books by Alexander Mccall Smith.

Featured Books, with extracts, by P. G. Wodehouse

Jeeves and the Yuletide Spirit and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
Jeeves and the Yuletide Spirit and Other Stories
P. G. Wodehouse
Offers a collection from 'the greatest chronicler of a certain kind of Englishness' (Julian Fellowes) that brings together a baker's dozen of the author's short stories such as Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit (Very Good, Jeeves); One Touch of Nature...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

Loading other books by P. G. Wodehouse...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by P. G. Wodehouse and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Lovereading takes the guesswork out of finding your next read with "if you like you'll love" and extracts to help with your decision.

Sarah Bruch

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

I love the 'like for like' author recommendations, it's like an old friend whispering in your ear.

Emma Caddick

I love Lovereading because I get to read great books and then get to tell everybody how good they are.

Sally Doel

Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

With literary excellence, humour and drama, Lovereading's got value and is a real stress-calmer!

Siobhan McDowell

Hooked on books? Give Lovereading a go - for the chance to discover brilliant books, and to see why our members love it so.

Claire Hill

My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.

Sam Lewis

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools