• "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
  • "P.G. Wodehouse remains the greatest chronicler of a certain kind of Englishness, that no one else has ever captured quite so sharply, or with quite as much wit and affection"

    Julian Fellowes
  • "He is the head of my profession... If in, say, fifty years, Jeeves and any other of that great company shall have faded, then what we have so long called England will no longer be"

    Hilaire Belloc
  • "A peerless collection"

    Max Hastings, Sunday Times
  • "A genius ... Elusive, delicate but lasting"

    Alan Ayckbourn