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Jeeves: Selected Short Stories

Narrated by: Flo Gibson
Series: Jeeves
Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
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This selection of hilarious short stories takes the habitually clueless Bertie Wooster to New York. Thankfully, his faithful butler, Jeeves, is along to straighten out the wickets when they get a bit sticky, don't you know. Selections include "Leave It To Jeeves", "Extricating Young Gussie", "Jeeves Takes Charge", "Jeeves and the Hard-Boiled Egg", "Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest", "Jeeves and the Chump Cyril", and "The Aunt and the Sluggard".

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  • Don
  • New Hampshire
  • 07-31-14

reader uses little variety

Would you try another book from P. G. Wodehouse and/or Flo Gibson?

In Jeeves stories the reader must be willing to adopt very different voices for Jeeves and Wooster. Ms Gibson does not do this. Her style is to read uniformly and fast, with repeated tics and inflections largely unrelated to the plot. I heard her read one Henry James story in which her style was tolerable, because the characters' personalities were not dissimilar. But with Wodehouse, her manner does not work. I would not buy this audio again. I'd look for other readers for Wodehouse.

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