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Not George Washington Audiobook

Not George Washington

James Orlebar Cloyster, in order to marry his true love, embarks on a scheme of such clever deception that he very nearly manages to ruin both his romance and his career. Told from multiple viewpoints - that of James, his fiancée, and friends - Not George Washington lampoons London society, literary pretension, the West End stage, playwrights, playgoers, bohemian life, and the newspapers of the day.
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This rollicking semi-autobiographical novel weaves a tale of Wodehouse's early days as a writer, romance gone awry, and the colorful characters he encountered.

James Orlebar Cloyster, in order to marry his true love, embarks on a scheme of such clever deception that he very nearly manages to ruin both his romance and his career. Told from multiple viewpoints - that of James, his fiancée, and friends - Not George Washington lampoons London society, literary pretension, the West End stage, playwrights, playgoers, bohemian life, and the newspapers of the day.

(P)1997 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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    MCB Springboro, Ohio 08-14-09
    MCB Springboro, Ohio 08-14-09 Member Since 2012
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    "Great Book - Horrible Recording"

    Writing is great. Narration is good. Recording is the worst I've ever heard. Crackles and hissing would be fine - I've never been picky about sound quality. This has very frequent skipping where many words are missing. It could be whole sentences missing - it's hard to tell. There are authors where this would be less destructive of the story, but a Wodehouse book is about the beauty of the language and phrasing.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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