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    “I have the honour to offer up to you, thanks to the good people of Audible, a selection of some of my very favourite Wodehouse. If these stories are new to you I hope it will be the beginning of a lifelong pleasure, if some or all are familiar I hope you will welcome them like old friends.” (Stephen Fry)

    Audible Studios presents this brand new performance by Stephen Fry of some of his favourite Jeeves stories from P.G. Wodehouse, with an exclusive introduction. 

    The Jeeves Collection contains:

    The Inimitable Jeeves

    A classic collection of 11 stories featuring some of the funniest episodes in the life of Bertie Wooster, gentleman, and Jeeves, his gentleman's gentleman - in which Bertie's terrifying Aunt Agatha appears, seeking whom she may devour, while Bertie's friend Bingo Little falls in love with seven different girls in succession (including the best-selling romantic novelist Rosie M. Banks). And Bertie, with Jeeves's help, hopes to evade the clutches of the terrifying Honoria Glossop. 

    Carry On Jeeves

    10 more marvellous stories introduce us to Jeeves, whose first ever duty is to cure Bertie's raging hangover ('If you would drink this, sir...it is a little preparation of my own invention. It is the Worcester Sauce that gives it its colour. The raw egg makes it nutritious. The red pepper gives it its bite. Gentlemen have told me they have found it extremely invigorating after a late evening.')

    Right-Ho Jeeves

    The second full-length novel featuring Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, after Thank You, Jeeves. The story is mostly set at Brinkley Court, the home of Bertie's Aunt Dahlia, and introduces the recurring characters Gussie Fink-Nottle and Madeline Bassett. Bertie's friend Tuppy Glossop and cousin Angela Travers also feature in the novel, as does Brinkley Court's prized chef, Anatole.

    The Code of the Woosters

    The third full-length novel to feature Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves. It introduces Sir Watkyn Bassett, the owner of a country house called Totleigh Towers, where the story takes place, and his intimidating friend Roderick Spode. It is also a sequel to Right Ho, Jeeves, continuing the story of Bertie's newt-fancying friend Gussie Fink-Nottle and Gussie's droopy and overly sentimental fiancée, Madeline Bassett. 

    Joy in the Morning

    Bertie is persuaded to brave the home of his fearsome Aunt Agatha and her husband Lord Worplesdon, knowing that his former fiancée, the beautiful and formidably intellectual Lady Florence Craye will also be in attendance. 

    Stephen Fry

    Stephen Fry is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all-round national treasure. Whilst at university, Fry became involved with the Cambridge Footlights, where he met his long-time collaborator and friend Hugh Laurie. As half of the comic double act Fry and Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster. Fry’s acting roles include Blackadder, Kingdom, Bones, V for Vendetta, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and The Hobbit trilogy. He has written and presented several documentary series and as a proudly out gay man, the award-winning Out There, documenting the lives of lesbian, bisexual gay and transgender people around the world is part of his 30-year advocacy of the rights of the LGBT community. Fry has written four novels: The Liar, The Hippopotamus (made in to a feature film in 2018), Making History and The Stars’ Tennis Balls. Translated into many languages, they have never been out of print. The most recently published works are Mythos, Heroes and Troy, a trilogy retelling the Greeks myths from the Creation to the aftermath of the Trojan War.

    ©2014 P.G. Wodehouse (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

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    A perfect combinaison

    PG Wodehouse and Stephen Fry at their best!!!!
    I can not wait for volume 2...

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    • 08/01/2021

    Please have Hugh Laurie narrate vol. 2!

    I am enjoying this book a great deal, and actually not at all minding that Fry is automatically linked with Jeeve's role. Even as Wooster, he's great. I would like it, however, if Hugh Laurie, AKA Wooster, would read vol. 2 of this project, to make it a set!

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    • FP
    • 13/03/2021

    Where is the second volume

    Veritable feast of mind. Simply brilliant. Also kindly release the second volume soon. Will be waiting.

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    • Kjell Tjensvoll
    • 05/05/2021

    When can we expect Volume 2!

    Stephen Fry is the perfect narrator for Wodehouse. His love for the author and the language shines through and makes this audiobook a delightful experience.

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    • Mrs
    • 16/03/2021

    Superlatively Superb

    A wonderful collection of one of my favorite authors by my favourite narrator. Thank you for the laughs Stephen Fry - The Inimitable Jeeves.

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    • Jagueb
    • 26/04/2021

    Right Ho, Jeeves!

    The best kind of British upper class humour presented by the best reader for the job. Simply hilarious! Especially the shorter stories in the beginning lend themselves perfectly for an entertaining morning commute.
    Right Ho Mr. Fry, an excellent audio book.

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    • Tubular Bells
    • 10/04/2021

    Just not my cuppa of the old brew

    I love the voice of Stephen Fry. And in this book he shows that he can not only read but act (as if we didn't know) - I can pick up listening at any point and I recognise which character is speaking.

    As for the stories, I wanted to like them so much. But it seems I'm not going to be a Jeeves and Wooster a fan after all. Maybe I should not have listened to them back to back; they are just too much of a sameness.

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    • K. Schreiber
    • 27/03/2021

    Britain's finest humour

    Who is a lover of the typical British humour will never been disappointed by P. G. Woodhouse.

    Read by Stephen Fry makes it even more authentic and pleasurable.

    Dive into the congenial Jeeves and his master Wooster and let you be taken across a humble amount of splendid time.