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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Don’t judge this book by it’s strange cover, it is quite funny.

Via Wikipedia I traced it back to ‘”Vice Versa: Clever and witty, the book about the soul switching between an English aristocrat, and a bratty Hollywood child star is something straight out of the movie world it pokes fun at.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He may not excel in other areas, but few peers could boast a right hook or a cabbage ear like his. He has been put on a strict diet consisting mainly of dried prunes —but now he has the appetite of a year-old! A few zingers against Hit Second star solely because of the nifty woehouse my mother bought for me from the Frugal Muse, packed into its original shipping box that travelled to Berwyn long long ago.

I didn’t think about it on the way through, but his characters were strong enough and the humor pithy enough to slide right on past the preposterous plot. He also makes up with Ann, and they are going to be married.

Joey because he wants to escape the Brinkmeyers’ wrath; and Reggie because he does not want to be caught by the police for what Joey did while walking around in his body poking several people in the nose, stealing a police motorcycle and similar misdemeanours.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The premise of the book was quite clever and way before, obviously, all the body swap films of the 80’s and 90’s but I have to say that even if those films took the initial idea from Wodehouse they did far more with it. About a small brat kid who changes identities with an adult – and god knows what kind of trouble that causes!


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 pass off as Japanese and Filipino.

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Talk about every modern convenience. Lajghing you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I think I would enjoy the opportunity to be in the body of a burly English peer and deliver “a poke in the snoot” to a few deserving people.

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So I started reading. Hilarity ensues, and I mean that quite literally. July 10, at Not that I don’t agree with Dawkins’ points, just the obnoxious way he makes them I guess I should save all that for that book’s review.

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It is now one of my very favorites of Wodehouse. And, naturally, reading Wodehouse aloud from a soap box at Hyde Park Corner. The child film star Joey 12 while still has a childish qualities is often more mature and experienced than Reggie. I usually resort to a Wodehouse book to destress but my heart absolutely went out to poor Reggie and his extreme misadventures! Sicence fiction, or something Different, makes this book un-Wodehousian. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Psmith was a caricature of a Socialist, and, inasmuch as Wodehouse was, in no way, political, Psmith fell away and, by the ‘s, had turned into the aristocratic, middle-aged fun-maker, Uncle Fred.

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Email required Address never made public. His early novels starred bland, well-meaning young heroes, but things began to change when his well-meaning heroes began hanging out with somewhat anti-social fellows such as Psmith. Wodehouse but this was not one of my favorites. Leave a Reply Gaz reply Enter your comment here On his way, Reggie meets the famous movie star April June.


I usually resort to a Wodehouse book to destress but my heart absolutely went out to poor Reggie and his extreme …more I actually agree with you! When he finally succeeds in doing so and is just about to propose to her, Reggie’s tooth—in the nick of time, as it turns out later—starts hurting so badly that he has to postpone all his plans, hurry home, and make an appointment with a dentist.

Reggie is a man on a mission. I’m a pretty huge fan of P. That is nothing, however, beside the interest he takes in the ringleted ten-year-old when wodehoyse comes out from under the laughing-gas to find that somehow, while both of them were unconscious, Reggie Havershot third Earl woeehouse Havershot and Joey Cooley child megastar have switched bodies Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of lyrics for some thirty musical comedies.

He was in h This is Wodehouse at his peak, which means it was written in the mid’s.

Joey’s home in Hollywood—originally he is from Chillicothe, Ohiowhere wldehouse mother lives—is the Brinkmeyer estate, a kind of golden cage for little Joey. And we are transported to the world of children where one no longer controls one’s own destiny.

This is Wodehouse at his peak, which means it was written in the mid’s.