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Aunts Aren't Gentlemen Audiobook

Aunts Aren't Gentlemen

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Publisher's Summary

On doctor's orders, Bertie Wooster retires to sample the bucolic delights of Maiden Eggesford. But his idyll is rudely shattered by Aunt Dahlia who wants him to nobble a racehorse. Similar blots on Bertie's horizon come in the shape of Major Plank, the African explorer, Vanessa Cook, proud beauty and 'moulder of men', and Orlo Porter, who seems to have nothing else to do but to think of sundering Bertie's head from his body.

© Trustees of the Wodehouse Estate; (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    Laurie 12-23-16
    Laurie 12-23-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Perfection."

    My family thinks this Wodehouse tale is one of his best. J Cecil ' s performance is delightful.

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    Kathleen Irlbeck 11-06-16
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    "Magnificent 😀"

    Good narrator and a wonderful story from Wodehouse. I liked Jonathan Cecil more than other narrators.

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    Christina Lynne Aranda 10-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Jonathan Cecil, you stand alone!"

    Jonathan, you are a stout fellow! Your rendering of Jeeves and Wooster is on plush!

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    Julie Walsh 07-25-16
    Julie Walsh 07-25-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Such a gem! A gift for fans."

    this was a wonderful book. loved the plot, the narration, and the humor. Best if you are familiar with the typical cast of characters. So much funnier if you have experience with the Bertie/Jeeves books. Not great as a standalone in my opinion.

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    piper 03-28-16
    piper 03-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Rollicking good story!"

    This is the first time I've listened to a Wodehouse book. So much fun. The narrator was good, though at times he seemed to forget who was speaking. Not a problem, though. I highly recommend this audible.

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    peggy bourque 05-16-15
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    "too short?"

    I can't put my finger on why this has been one of my least favs... Maybe that it is 2 hrs shorter? PGW's skill is word crafting. And anything ornate takes more work and time not less. That's my guess as to what was lacking... embellishment...

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    Brian Abel Ragen St. Louis, MO USA 01-03-15
    Brian Abel Ragen St. Louis, MO USA 01-03-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Wodehouse: Good to the Very End"

    It is pleasant to discover that Wodehouse's power to entertain held up to the end. This recording of the very last novel he finished, Aunts Aren't Gentlemen, is delightful. Jeeves and Bertie are the same as ever even if the world of the 1970's, with its protest marches and its muggings, does intrude on their timeless England now and then. All the characters, old and new, are delightfully brought to life in this reading. They may be two-dimensional, but they are still hilarious

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    Walter Loewenstern 04-12-14 Member Since 2016

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    "Another funny Wodehouse book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I have recommended this and all of the Wodehouse books to friends.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Bertie Wooster is such a wonderful horse's rear end, but hasn't a clue.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Bertie's trying to return the cat that he had stolen.


    If you could rename Aunts Aren't Gentlemen, what would you call it?

    Wooster has cat problems


    Any additional comments?

    I loved the english accent of the narrator. Wodehouse's use of the english language for Bertie's telling the story is perfect.

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    Jennifer Canberra, Australia 05-17-13
    Jennifer Canberra, Australia 05-17-13
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    "Pure Wodehouse"

    Its a good book, but very Wodehouse in that it repeats the same sort of stories as a lot of the other books. Nevertheless it's very funny and takes you back to the fairy tale England of Wodehouse.

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    D L Wampler Los Angeles, CA USA 05-08-12
    D L Wampler Los Angeles, CA USA 05-08-12 Member Since 2012
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    "What a fine recording!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, it is great fun and the narrator is terrific! He brings an extra bit of whimsy to the story.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    All of them are fabulous and it is hard to pick only one.


    Have you listened to any of Jonathan Cecil’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes I have listened to other Jonathan Cecil recordings before and he is brilliant.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    British humor at it's finest!


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