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My Man Jeeves | [P.G. Wodehouse]

My Man Jeeves

A new Jeeves audiobook is cause for celebration, especially when the stories are not available in print. This hilarious installment of the inimitable manservant Jeeves and his twit of an employer, Bertie Wooster, includes the earliest stories written by the master of the pen, prank, and pun. The stories are woven together with original material performed by Martin Jarvis.
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Publisher's Summary

A new Jeeves audiobook is cause for celebration, especially when the stories are not available in print. This hilarious installment of the inimitable manservant Jeeves and his twit of an employer, Bertie Wooster, includes the earliest stories written by the master of the pen, prank, and pun. The stories are woven together with original material performed by Martin Jarvis.

Three of the stories, "Absent Treatment", "Rallying Round Old George", and "Doing Clarence a Bit of Good", are from the out-of-print My Man Jeeves (published 1919). The other two stories are from Carry On, Jeeves (published 1925): "Fixing It for Freddie" and "Bertie Changes His Mind". Each is told in its entirety.

© Trustees of the Wodehouse Estate; (P)2005 The Audio Partners, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"This enjoyable set is performed flawlessly and with great verisimilitude by Broadway's Jeeves, Martin Jarvis." (AudioFile)

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    Tad Davis 05-29-06
    Tad Davis 05-29-06
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    "Martin Jarvis is perfect"

    The title makes the main point: Wodehouse couldn't ask for a better interpreter. Jarvis is a perfect reader for Wodehouse.

    It's important to understand what you're getting, though. There are only five stories on this audiobook. In their published versions, there is some overlap between this collection and "Carry On, Jeeves," and with a couple of exceptions Jarvis has omitted the ones that are in both.

    If you're a real Wodehouse fanatic, you'll get BOTH versions of "My Man Jeeves" that are available here. The other one, recorded by Simon Prebble, gives you a chance to hear a couple of the stories in earlier versions: in one case involving a completely different set of characters. Prebble isn't as extroverted a reader as Jarvis, but he's quite good.

    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    C. SUNNYSIDE, NY, United States 06-25-12
    C. SUNNYSIDE, NY, United States 06-25-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Reggie is no Bertie"
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    The Jeeves stories were, as always, terrific. The Reginald Pepper stores, which form half the collection, are not as good. In a book titled My Man Jeeves, I was expecting, well, Jeeves.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Pamela United States 05-26-14
    Pamela United States 05-26-14

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    "Too many non-Jeeves stories"

    Martin Jarvis is great, and as a newcomer to Wodehouse I found myself really enjoying the stories of Bertie and Jeeves. I give the Jeeves stories 5 stars, but there are only 2 of them, and the other stories here feature a different character entirely: Reggie Pepper. Pepper's stories are not nearly as good, and I was sorely disappointed when I realized that there were so many of them. I suggest downloading a different book in the Jeeves series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Richard LA CROSSE, WI, United States 01-20-14
    Richard LA CROSSE, WI, United States 01-20-14 Member Since 2005
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    "British Humor at it's Best"
    Would you listen to My Man Jeeves again? Why?

    Yes I would listen again because the humor is so great.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The narrator's ability to change character voices.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    the story of where the boy had to learn how to say kiss Freddie in order to get the girl to like Freddie again.


    Any additional comments?

    Any of the Jeeve's Books are worth listening to if you like British humor

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kirsten RIDGECREST, NC, United States 11-19-12
    Kirsten RIDGECREST, NC, United States 11-19-12 Member Since 2011
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    "I liked it better 40 years ago"

    I remember laughing when i borrowed this book from Dad in high school. I think my sense of humor has changed.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Lehi, UT, United States 11-17-12
    Amazon Customer Lehi, UT, United States 11-17-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Classic Wodehouse"
    What did you love best about My Man Jeeves?

    If you haven't experienced the "servant runs the master" genre before, this is the best author with whom to begin. Jeeves is the manservant who can do it all with style and grace.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Martin Jarvis?

    I hear a slightly deep voice in my head. I am probably ruined by Stephen Fry. But it is a fun listen.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cate's Book Nut Hut JBLM, WA 10-27-12
    Cate's Book Nut Hut JBLM, WA 10-27-12 Member Since 2011

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    "Martin Jarvis, the right choice"
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    I have listened to it several times and it never fails to make me chuckle. Martin Jarvis was the perfect choice as narrator; and a good narrator is one of the main selling points for me in an audio book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jessica Providence, UT, United States 09-28-12
    Jessica Providence, UT, United States 09-28-12 Member Since 2009
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    "Completely Delightful"

    A quick and delightful read. It was one that can be listened to several times because of the simple yet entertaining stories told.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kim Lakeside, AZ, United States 09-03-12
    Kim Lakeside, AZ, United States 09-03-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Very Entertaining Series"
    If you could sum up My Man Jeeves in three words, what would they be?

    Jeeves Rescues Bertie


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jeeves, he pulls off his schemes (rescues) with great aplomb


    What about Martin Jarvis’s performance did you like?

    His voice characterizations.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Not an extreme reaction, very entertaining humor.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer South Carolina, US 06-18-12
    Amazon Customer South Carolina, US 06-18-12

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    "Good listen!"
    Would you listen to My Man Jeeves again? Why?

    I listened to this in my car and on my Kindle Fire at home. I think listening to it was definitely better than reading it myself.


    If you could take any character from My Man Jeeves out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    I'd definitely take Jeeves out to dinner. He's in the know about everything.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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