- Sir P(el·ham) G(renville) [pel-uh m] /ˈpɛl əm/, 1881–1975, U.S. novelist and humorist, born in England.
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If not, there are 90-odd original Wodehouse books on a shelf nearby.Our Mega Fall 2013 Books Preview: 21 Must Reads
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Wodehouse, who adored the Pekingese breed of dog, liked to judge people on whether they were sound on Pekes.
Evelyn Waugh, who like the Hitch and myself, revered the Master, judged people on how sound they are on Wodehouse.
But Spode is a character from pure planet Wodehouse—just as much as Aunt Agatha or Gussy Fink-Nottle.Can Fascism be Funny?
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Brigadier-General Wodehouse was wounded at about eleven o'clock.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
But neither Lucy nor Miss Wodehouse had brought matters to extremity.The Rector
Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Miss Wodehouse paused, appalled by the image she herself had conjured up.
"When people do repent, my belief is that they do it directly," said Miss Wodehouse.
Miss Wodehouse did not understand the look, nor put any significance into the words.
- Sir P (elham) G (renville). 1881–1975, US author, born in England. His humorous novels of upper-class life in England include the Psmith and Jeeves series