Books: Vo-de-o-Wodehouse

HOT WATER — P. G. Wodehouse — Doubleday, Doran. Like Amos 'n' Andy, Charles Dickens and other classics, Author Pelham Grenville Wodehouse some time ago began to pay the penalty of fame. His patter still amuses but its pattern is growing a thought too familiar. Not that Author Wodehouse never uncorks anything new. Hot Water, his latest offering, shows him a keen student of U. S. vaudeville gags, funny sheets, Walter-Winchellisms. It is a tribute to his skill as a merciless horser of musi-comedy scenes, dialog and situation that he is still...

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