• The prose . . . is so gloriously funny you can relish the book over and over again.

    The Times
  • Quite possibly the funniest book the master of comedy ever wrote.

    i paper (feel good books)
  • A sheer joy to read.

    Yahoo: 40 best books to read before you die
  • 'Anything by PG Wodehouse' was a common response when asking around for people's comfort reads. It's very hard to pick just one, but this - with Roderick Spode, Aunt Dahlia and plenty of sneering at cow creamers - is fairly close to perfection.

    Books to get through lockdown, Spectator
  • It's illegal to put together any list of the funniest books in English without including Wodehouse. [His] incredibly delicate descriptive touch (for example, of a particularly burly character: "as if Nature had intended to make a gorilla, and had changed its mind at the last moment") and sense of timing elevate a country house farce involving a policeman's hat, a cow-creamer and a would-be British fascist leader into something which glows with an effortless, sunny brilliance.


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