• "The gold standard of English wit … There is not, and never will be, anything to touch him"

    Christopher Hitchens
  • "It's dangerous to use the word genius to describe a writer, but I'll risk it with him"

    John Humphrys
  • "Mr Wodehouse’s idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in"

    Evelyn Waugh