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Download reader Ü Barmy in Wonderland ☆ 221 pages Å ❴Reading❵ ➻ Barmy in Wonderland Author P.G. Wodehouse – Helpyouantib.co.uk Although Cyrill Fotheringay Phipps fondly known as Barmy only consulted a fortune teller to take the weight off his feet it did seem as though the old crystal ball hNrich the Broadway theatrical scene?But while Barmy was rising his hat to Gypsy Sybill fate was aiming a nasty jolt at the solar plex This is a uirky Wodehouse that takes place in the world of American theater rather than English castles PG had co written any number of plays with notable lights of the theatrical scribe community He was often the story guy to the song guys and did uite well Over time theater changed while Wodehouse stayed largely the same His play writing career ran for roughly 25 years and mostly ending by the mid 1930s Thankfully for his fans this left time to pen the hundredish books that he left as his primary legacy In the early 1950s Wodehouse started mulling his theatrical successes In the summer of 1952 Wodehouse and Guy Bolton co wrote Carry On Jeeves which was PG's last attempt at writing for the stage In 1953 he wrote Bring on the Girls a biography about his theater years It was probably Barmy in Wonderland aka Angel Cake which was largely finished by the summer of 1951 that inspired these later effortsThis novel is pleasant read that feels significantly dated than most of the Wodehouse books from his prime JW and Blandings novels seem to float on a fairly timeless ether but Barmy is a historical look at a very distinct time and place in New York theater that has long vanished The early part of the book flows nicely in the Wodehouse stream of pleasant prose but when the actual theater world ensnares Barmy the book becomes less of a joy To be fair there are some wonderful bits of wordplay and description including a well drawn lawyer which make even the dull theater bits and the telegraphed ending worth reading

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As though the old crystal ball had had an eyeful Had he not met 'Dinty' the fair girl to end all fair girls and was he not about to e A book from Wodehouse's great period ie about 1920 1960 This one actually came out in 1952 It stars a fairly minor character from the Jeeves Drones club stories Cyril Barmy Fotheringay Phipps in his only lead role in a full length novel The wonderland of he title is actually the Theatre land of Broadway Barmy buys into a hopeless show and makes it a hit The best character in the book is actually not Barmy but movie star lead actor and dipsomaniac Mervyn Potter The story is distinctly hackneyed you'll have have heard it all before many times especially if you've seen any Hollywood musicals of the 1930s but Wodehouse of course makes the thing wholly enjoyable just not uite up to his very best standards

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Barmy in WonderlandAlthough Cyrill Fotheringay Phipps fondly known as Barmy only consulted a fortune teller to take the weight off his feet it did seem 45Great fun in this Wodehouse novel about NY theater business If only this had been narrated by Jonathan Cecil it might have been a 5 Not that Simon Vance's narration was bad far from it