The Clicking Of Cuthbert

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Double 9 Bookslip, 2023 - 166 Seiten
"The Clicking of Cuthbert" by P. G. Wodehouse is a delightful collection of golf-themed short stories which that humorously explores the trials and tribulations of the sport. The anthology showcases Wodehouse's signature wit and other one comedic brilliance. The stories revolve around the fictional golfing prodigy Cuthbert Banks, one of the young man who discovers his talent for the game and navigates the complexities of love, life, and also the links. From hilarious misunderstandings to romantic entanglements, each tale is a delightful blend of golfing prowess and social comedy. Through clever dialogue and witty characterizations, Wodehouse brilliantly satirizes the golfing world's eccentricities and the passionate devotion of its players. The narrative often takes unexpected turns, showcasing the unpredictable nature of both golf and human relationships. "The Clicking of Cuthbert" is not just a book for golf enthusiasts; it is a celebration of human foibles and the indomitable spirit of the game. Wodehouse's clever storytelling and charming humor make this collection a timeless classic that continues to entertain readers of all ages. Whether one is an avid golfer or simply appreciates a good laugh, this anthology is sure to leave readers clicking their metaphorical clubs in delight.

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Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE, was a comic author who experienced huge success during a career of more than seventy years and continues to be broadly read over 40 years after his death. He was an English writer and one of the most comprehensively read humorists of the 20th century. Born in Guildford on 15 October 1881, the son of a British Magistrate established in Hong Kong, Wodehouse spent happy teenage years at Dulwich College. Later he worked for the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank in London for two years. He wrote part-time while working in the bank, usually proving successful enough to take it up as a full-time profession. He was a journalist with The Globe (an inactive English newspaper) for several years before usually going to Hollywood, where he earned a huge amount as a screenwriter. He was a creative author, writing 96 books in a career scaling from 1902-1975. His works consist of novels, collections of short stories, and a musical comedy. He is best well-known as the creator of Jeeves. He died on 14 February 1975 in New York, United States.

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