Which of these characters was created by PG Wodehouse?
Wodehouse, in full Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, (born October 15, 1881, Guildford, Surrey, Englanddied February 14, 1975, Southampton, New York, U.S.), English-born comic novelist, short-story writer, lyricist, and playwright, best known as the creator of Jeeves, the supreme gentleman’s gentleman. He wrote more
Why is Jeeves a butler name?
Wodehouse named his Jeeves after Percy Jeeves (18881916), a popular English cricketer for Warwickshire. Percy Jeeves was killed at the Battle of the Somme in July 1916, less than a year after the first appearance of the Wodehouse character who would make his name a household word.
Do you have to read Jeeves in order?
Chronologically, the events of ‘The Inimitable Jeeves’ take place sometime between the first and the sixth chapters of ‘Carry On, Jeeves. ‘ But it would be pedantic and unnecessary to read the stories in that order. Reading ‘The Inimitable Jeeves’ first won’t diminish your enjoyment of ‘Carry On, Jeeves’.
Where did Bertie Wooster get his money?
Bertie is actually very rich indeed, having inherited a ”Vast fortune” from an uncle at some undisclosed point, fairly early on, in the stories.