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The Code of the Woosters | [P. G. Wodehouse]

The Code of the Woosters

Take Gussie Fink-Nottle, the soupy Madeline Bassett, old Pop Bassett, the unscrupulous Stiffy Byng, the Rev. H.P. ('Stinker') Pinker, an eighteenth-century cow-creamer, a small brown leather-covered notebook, and mix well with a liberal dose of aged relative Aunt Dahlia, and there you have it, a dangerous brew which spells toil and trouble for Bertie and some serious thinking for Jeeves.
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Take Gussie Fink-Nottle, the soupy Madeline Bassett, old Pop Bassett, the unscrupulous Stiffy Byng, the Rev. H.P. ('Stinker') Pinker, an eighteenth-century cow-creamer, a small brown leather-covered notebook, and mix well with a liberal dose of aged relative Aunt Dahlia, and there you have it, a dangerous brew which spells toil and trouble for Bertie and some serious thinking for Jeeves.

©Trustees of the Wodehouse Estate; (P)1990 Chivers Audio Books

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    Katherine Manchester, MI, USA 08-25-06
    Katherine Manchester, MI, USA 08-25-06
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    "Poor recording quality"

    I have to agree with the previous reviewer. This is a poor quality recording compared to most other books I have downloaded from Audible. Very sad because I think the narrator is wonderful, but the recording is distorted and blurred, impossible in the car and distracting any other place. I downloaded it twice just to make sure I had the best quality and there were no other problems, but they are the same. Hopefully, this can be corrected.

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    Wendy Seattle, WA, USA 04-28-06
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    "Classic Wodehouse, but hard to hear"

    If you love classic British humor, and you haven't stumbled upon Wodehouse yet, you are missing out. The storylines are all similar, impossibly soap-opera-like and hilarious. The characters are mostly bumbling, not too bright aristocrats, with the occasional level-headed character that gets them out of their scrapes.
    I found the recording of this book to be somewhat unclear, and recorded in too low a pitch to hear well in the car, even when the volume of the stereo was turned up all the way. The narrator's voice was slightly blurry, I'm not sure if this is due to the actor or the recording quality, but it definitely took away from the enjoyment of the novel.

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  • Andrea
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    10/21/06
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    "Absolutetly hilarious"

    Everyone should listen to it. I have played it several times already and I find it excellent.

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  • Barry Griffiths
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    "Worst Soundtrack I've Heard"
    What disappointed you about The Code of the Woosters?

    To enjoy these books you need to hear them clearly. Having now bought over 20 of the PG Wodehouse series I've been seriously disappointed by the sound quality of this offering. I don't know about Audible, this sound track is Inaudible and not worth the money it costs. Jonathan Cecil is brilliant in every other purchase I've made but hand on heart you would do well to steer clear of this dud!!


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    They're all brilliantly conceived


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    Enough Said I think. Improve the recording soundtrack is all!

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    "Very enjoyable but spoilt by recording"

    voice and accent perfectt but fluctuations in volume spoilt it. Otherwise one of the best. .

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