• "Each time you read another Blandings story, the sublime nature of that world is such as to make you gasp"

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

    John Humphrys
  • "A genius ... Elusive, delicate but lasting"

    Alan Ayckbourn
  • "Not only the funniest English novelist who ever wrote but one of our finest stylists"

    Susan Hill
  • "For as long as I'm immersed in a P.G. Wodehouse book, it's possible to keep the real world at bay and live in a far, far nicer, funnier one where happy endings are the order of the day"

    Marian Keyes