Books: PRISONER WODEHOUSE

QUICK SERVICE—P. G. Wodehouse—Doubleday, Doran ($2).

Few noises are more thrilling than the shrieks of pleasure with which non-stop readers of Pelham Grenville Wodehouse sometimes curdle the late night air above pent and country houses. Aldous Huxleyans and Evelyn Waughans smile from time to time with irony and pity, but their eyelids are a little weary. Confirmed Wodehousians hoot, holler, writhe, snort, bellow, nicker, and in culminating transports, belch. Asked why, they may look blank, indignant. Anton Chekhov once said that the best description of the sea he had ever read was written by...

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