Feedback

X

Right Ho, Jeeves

1 Ungluer has Faved this Work
I don't know if you have had the same experience, but the snag I always come up against when I'm telling a story is this dashed difficult problem of where to begin it. It's a thing you don't want to go wrong over, because one false step and you're sunk. I mean, if you fool about too long at the start, trying to establish atmosphere, as they call it, and all that sort of rot, you fail to grip and the customers walk out on you. Get off the mark, on the other hand, like a scalded cat, and your public is at a loss. It simply raises its eyebrows, and can't make out what you're talking about. And in opening my report of the complex case of Gussie Fink-Nottle, Madeline Bassett, my Cousin Angela, my Aunt Dahlia, my Uncle Thomas, young Tuppy Glossop and the cook, Anatole, with the above spot of dialogue, I see that I have made the second of these two floaters. I shall have to hark back a bit. And taking it for all in all and weighing this against that, I suppose the affair may be said to have had its inception, if inception is the word I want, with that visit of mine to Cannes. If I hadn't gone to Cannes, I shouldn't have met the Bassett or bought that white mess jacket, and Angela wouldn't have met her shark, and Aunt Dahlia wouldn't have played baccarat. Yes, most decidedly, Cannes was the _point d'appui. . . ._

This book is included in Project Gutenberg.

Why read this book? Have your say.

You must be logged in to comment.

Rights Information

Are you the author or publisher of this work? If so, you can claim it as yours by registering as an Unglue.it rights holder.

Downloads

This work has been downloaded 388 times via unglue.it ebook links.
  1. 62 - mobi (0.1) (PD-US) at Github.
  2. 77 - pdf (0.1) (PD-US) at Github.
  3. 65 - epub (0.1) (PD-US) at Github.
  4. 184 - epub (PD-US) at Project Gutenberg.

Keywords

  • Bertie Wooster (Fictitious character)
  • Classic Literature
  • England -- Fiction
  • Fiction
  • GITenberg
  • Humorous stories
  • Jeeves (Fictitious character)
  • Jeeves (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
  • OverDrive
  • PR
  • Single men -- Fiction
  • Valets
  • Valets -- Fiction
  • Wooster, Bertie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction

Links

web: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10554

Editions

edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover
edition cover

Share

Copy/paste this into your site: