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by Sebastian Faulks | Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt

When a contemporary writer attempts to write in the style of an older and much loved author, it’s hard not to listen with critical faculties sharpened. P.G. Wodehouse’s books have been done often in audio to marvellous effect, so not only is Sebastian Faulks on trial but narrator Julian Rhind-Tutt must also prove himself against some very tough competition. Happily, for Jeeves & Wooster fans, this is a winning combination. Rhind-Tutt enthuses, confuses, and expostulates with a gusto worthy of any of his predecessors in this convoluted story of thwarted romances, misunderstandings, and tricky social mores set against the classic country house backdrop so beloved by Wodehouse and his doting listeners. Treat yourself and pass many happy hours with a silly smile on your face. C.A.T. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine