Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Due to a gaseous malfunction while simultaneously undergoing dental. Laughing Gas [P.G. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Joey Cooley is a golden-curled child film star, the idol of American. P. G. Wodehouse was born in England in and in became an American citizen. He published more than ninety books and had a successful career.

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In the meantime, Joey, in Reggie’s body, embarks on a tour of vengeance: With gax mission discharged, Reggie looks forward to the task of persuading April June to yoke her pseudonym with his. It really is a laugh-out-loud funny book. The story is set in Hollywood in the early s.

Laughing Gas by P.G. Wodehouse

Set in the lanes of Hollywood but yet free from the scandals, ‘Laughing Gas’ is another gem from the pen of P G Wodehouse. Susan Hill has a good deal to answer for. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Wodehouse books in that it involves some supernatural events which he usually doesn’t do. The best way, of course, of bringing round a swooned subject is to bite the ear, but I couldn’t very well bite this divine girl’s ear. Views Read Edit View history. But Wodehouse’s genius came out gaw the novels as opposed to the stories narrated by Bertie Wooster.

Laughing Gas

I never could enjoy Ukridge. And a ringleted child star may in fact be a twenty-seven year old British earl who only wants a stiff brandy and soda Feb 29, laura rated it liked it Recommends it for: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That Evelyn Waugh chappie knew a thing or two when he said of Wodehouse: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Pv at the swamp of alcohol is one solution.


After all, he laughung looked behind the cardboard facades of Hollywood and seen the truth. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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This meant the teasing of all people who take themselves too seriously. Reggie is a man on a mission.

Will Reggie be able to set things right before Joey wrecks his life by punching everyone he dislikes in the snoot? Both Reggie and Joey get laughinng gas as anaesthetic.

July 10, at Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Fill in your details lauyhing or click an icon to log in: He is to go to Hollywood and look for Aunt Clara’s son, his cousin Eggy, who seems to have gotten himself into trouble, and bring him back home.

July 9, at 8: BurwashTheodore P. He goes meets and instantly falls in love with the famous acress, A I read it a long time ago and liked it. I have to give it 5 stars even though it didn’t change my life exactly–but it was hilarious and so well done. Wodehouse but this was not one of my favorites.

The reader they chose was perfection. August 2, at 3: Ann Bannister, once betrothed to Reggie himself. Do you mean you can simply go there and lap? Poor Reggie awakes from an emergency dental procedure dressed in knickerbockers and golden ringlets.


Instead I was so stressed out! He concludes that there has been a switch in the fourth dimension: He was dashing, a tad mischievous and something of a matchmaker.

I have long cosidered Mr. Priya I actually agree with you! Of course, they end up undermining or improving each others’ situations in various ways before getting switched back. His family have rounded him up and sent him off to Hollywood after his Cousin Eggy, the family black sheep, who apparently intends to marry some awful Hollywood female.

After about twenty years of being a professional writer with a serious involvement in the development musical comedy this workmanlike author began to write with incredible polish.

I listened to it on cd in the car and it made me look forward to my driving time. He also makes up with Ann, and they are going to be married.


The unexpected use of language is one of the charms of Laughing Gas. Reggie, our narrator and a recently ascended Earl, switches bodies with a child actor in Hollywood and farce abounds.

Wodehouse immediately, and I’m so glad he did.