• A Pelican at Blandings

  • By: P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-12-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: CSA Word
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (29 ratings)

Summary

The usual suspects, including Lord Emsworth and his prize pig, the Empress, line up at Blandings Castle for a Wodehousian caper that sees members of the upper-classes getting hot and bothered over a nude painting they all want to get their hands on. This is wit at its very finest, read by one of our superlative actors, who reads Wodehouse with the requisite style and panache.
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Customer Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
By Val J on 27-02-18

Wodehouse without Wooster

Brilliant storytelling by Martin Jarvis. The story has the clever younger brother of Lord Emsworth, Galahad orchestrating the action. It is a lovely change from the usual Jeeves and Wooster. All ends happily ever after as you would expect but a jolly romp on the way. Absolutely excellent.

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Customer Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
By Christopher J. Albertyn on 05-12-11

P G Wodehouse is always delightful

If you could sum up A Pelican at Blandings in three words, what would they be?

light, witty, charming

Who was your favorite character and why?

Galahad Fleetwood, the brother of Lord Emsworth

Have you listened to any of Martin Jarvis???s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No

Any additional comments?

A splendid book, beautifully read by Martin Jarvis; relaxing, delightful, clever, and light-hearted.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Miranda on 09-04-12

perfect wodehouse

Would you listen to A Pelican at Blandings again? Why?

Yes, the language is wonderful and the reading brings out all the humor.

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Pelican at Blandings?

description of exersize in view of London's public

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

Yes, he is fantastic.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Many moments moved to laughter.

Any additional comments?

A great pleasure.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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