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This page was last edited on 1 Juneat The tv show, set in the early ‘s England, starred Hugh Laurie now star of Fox’s “House” acting like a British fop, and I was mesmerized by the witty dialogue and clever turns of phrase.

But April June’s attentions banish her from his mind. Another thing I enjoyed about Laughing Gas is the lack of cynicism in the characters.

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But racism killed all gxs enjoyment and I struggled to pick it up each time. Wodehouse books in that it involves some supernatural events which he usually doesn’t do.

2016 Reading Challenge: Laughing Gas (for troubled times)

Laughing Gas made me laugh,over and over,again and again. Barmy in Wonderland Collector’s Wodehouse. What an amazing country America is. Zizzbaum’s wwodehouse when he gets to know Joey Cooley, the year-old movie star and darling of all American mothers. The characters—especially the protagonist, Reggie, and his dipsomaniac cousin Eggy—are a hoot. I opened the book at random just now and came across this little gem: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Reggie now in the body of a child wants to warn those that may be punched. Joey with his new 6-foot body plans to give his past tormentors a punch in the snout. We got here an interesting inside view into Hollywood’s Stars live. Ags continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Sep 04, Katrina rated it it was amazing.

The biggest thing to make me laugh was the personality change of April June and her involvement in the kidnapping and the need for additional publicity to what she already had. Dec 16, Kate rated it it was ok.

Also for the last wodeehouse decades of his life he settled in Long Island, New York. Jan 17, Joy Stephenson rated it liked it. While not my favorite, retains the masterful use of English language and hilarious situations and dialogue to merit a 5 star rating!

May 06, Roopa Rajesh rated it really liked it.

He is at first hesitant because he knows his true face looks like a gorilla. Also, he is wodehohsebut the whole abduction turns out to be a publicity stunt he has not been warned of.

Apart from anything else, I felt I didn’t know her well enough. Wodehouse immediately, and I’m so glad he did.

Reading Challenge: Laughing Gas (for troubled times) – Plumtopia

Or as the aforementioned Eggy says, on page 90 of the Everyman edition: And since the Hollywood till this day makes movies with Caucasian actors portraying Asians aka “yellow-face” don’t be shocked that in this novel there are two blokes using make up to wodehousw off as Japanese and Filipino.


Sep 14, Megan rated it really liked it. Oct 25, Madhulika Liddle rated it really liked it.

If you enjoyed any of the Wodehouse books, I would highly recommend this one. If you cast your mind back to January, you may recall my Wodehouse Reading Challenge. Really, really stupid, and really, really funny. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. However, I think he uses this twist to his advantage to make a very funny book. It’s from Wodehouse’s great phase. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Could there be anyone better than Plum to help us in keeping our sanity intact?

I never met him. What ensues is rapid hilarity as Reggie falls in love, meets ppg ex-fiancee, exchanges places with a Joey Cooley – a child star and is forced to undergo kisses from admiring fans among other things.

Nov 10, Juana rated it liked it. The plot careens and swerves through lots of crazy coincidences, farcical situations, and unlikely encounters.

And then, just before the bell went, the laghing brought one up from the floor